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star·board

starboard

 
pronunciation:
star brd
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: the right-hand side of a ship or aircraft when facing forward. (Cf. port2.)
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, concerning, or on the right side of a vessel. (Cf. port2.)
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: starboards, starboarding, starboarded
definition: to move (the steering device of a vessel) in a starboard direction. (Cf. port2.)
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