Definition of aftermost in English:


Syllabification: af·ter·most
Pronunciation: /ˈaftərˌmōst


  • Nearest the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft.
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    • On sailboats underway, it may be flown from the aftermost peak or leech in place of other ensigns.
    • In ships not having a rudder post or rudder stock, measure to the aftermost part of the stern or transom.
    • Moreover, deflection of the shaft is caused within the length of the said aftermost bearing.


late 18th century: from after (as an adjective) + -most.

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