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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aft  \Aft\  ([.a]ft),  adv  &  a.  [AS.  [ae]ftan  behind;  orig. 
  superl.  of  of  off  See  {After}.]  (Naut.) 
  Near  or  towards  the  stern  of  a  vessel;  astern;  abaft. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aft 
  adj  :  (nautical,  aeronautical)  situated  at  or  toward  the  stern  or 
  tail  [syn:  {aft(a)}]  [ant:  {fore(a)}] 
  adv  :  at  or  near  or  toward  the  stern  of  a  ship  or  tail  of  an 
  airplane;  "stow  the  luggage  aft";  "ships  with  square 
  sails  sail  fairly  efficiently  with  the  wind  abaft"; 
  "the  captain  looked  astern  to  see  what  the  fuss  was 
  about"  [syn:  {abaft},  {astern}]  [ant:  {fore}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  AFT 
  Authenticated  Firewall  Traversal  (IETF) 
 
 




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