Assist Failed Train. The AFT cock fitted to certain locomotives, enables them to take air-supply from the brake pipe. This is a requirement when 'Dead on Rear' of a single-piped freight train.
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Aft, in naval terminology, is an adjective or adverb meaning, towards the stern (rear) of the ship, when the frame of reference is within the ship. Example: "Able Seaman Smith; lay aft!". Or; "What`s happening aft?" Aft also describes the direction of movement within an aircraft; that is, towards t...
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[adv] - at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
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At, in, toward, or close to the stern of a vessel or the rear of an aircraft or spacecraft.
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At or towards the stern (rear end) of the boat.
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Toward the stern of a boat.
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The back of a vessel.
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the rear of a boat
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Aft (ȧft) adverb & adjective [ Anglo-Saxon æftan behind; orig. superl. of of , off . See After .] (Nautical) Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.
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abaft adverb 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...
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• (adv. & a.) Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.
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