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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Starboard  \Star"board`\,  n.  [OE.  sterbord  AS  ste['o]rbord, 
  i.e.,  steer  board.  See  {Steer},  v.  t.,  {Board}  of  a  vessel, 
  and  cf  {Larboard}.]  (Naut.) 
  That  side  of  a  vessel  which  is  on  the  right  hand  of  a  person 
  who  stands  on  board  facing  the  bow;  --  opposed  to  {larboard}, 
  or  {port}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Starboard  \Star"board`\,  a.  (Naut.) 
  Pertaining  to  the  right-hand  side  of  a  ship;  being  or  lying 
  on  the  right  side  as  the  starboard  quarter;  starboard  tack. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Starboard  \Star"board`\,  v.  t.  (Naut.) 
  To  put  to  the  right  or  starboard,  side  of  a  vessel;  as  to 
  starboard  the  helm. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  starboard 
  adj  :  on  the  right-hand  side  of  a  vessel  or  aircraft  when  facing 
  forward;  "the  starboard  side"  [syn:  {right}]  [ant:  {port}] 
  n  :  the  right  side  of  a  ship  or  aircraft  to  someone  facing  the 
  bow  or  nose  [ant:  {larboard}] 
  v  :  turn  to  the  right  of  helms  or  rudders 




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