aft of


: in back of : behind
There is an exit located just aft of the wing.

Examples of aft of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Similar to its sister ships, Utopia of the Seas features eight distinct neighborhoods including the popular open-air Central Park carved into the middle of the ship and the Boardwalk area that mimics the Jersey Shore at the aft of the vessel. Richard Tribou, Orlando Sentinel, 11 July 2024 There are also three bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows with striking ocean views, thanks to the suite’s location at the aft of the ship. Nathan Diller, USA TODAY, 3 Feb. 2024 Two Yacht Suites measure 720 square feet at the aft of the Observation Deck. David Dickstein, Hartford Courant, 14 Jan. 2024 Enlarge / Endeavour on approach to the ISS, showing details of forward flight deck windows, upper flight deck rendezvous windows, and airlock docking assembly aft of the flight deck. Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, 1 Feb. 2023 On the 737-9 Max, Boeing includes a cabin exit door aft of the wings, but before the rear exit door. Mary Schlangenstein, Fortune, 6 Jan. 2024 The aft of the main deck is home to a galley and a saloon with a separate lounge and dining area. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 14 Nov. 2023 That roof also lacks any kind of obvious tint, and there's no structural crossmember aft of the windshield header. Dan Edmunds, Car and Driver, 3 Sep. 2023 The first helipad is located even higher still on the aft of the sundeck. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 15 June 2023

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“Aft of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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