- The side of a ship or aircraft that is on the right when one is facing forward: I made a steep turn to starboard [as modifier]: the starboard wing The opposite of port3.More example sentences
- There are a navigation station and a quarter berth aft along the port side, and galley aft on the starboard side.
- Two starboard lifts carry the aircraft from the hangar to the flight deck.
- The captain turned the ship to the starboard side, bracing the crew for the rapids and falls ahead.
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- Turn (a ship or its helm) to starboard: a red light is always a signal not to starboard the helmMore example sentences
- The starboarding of the Cambridge in the circumstances of the case was wrong.
More definitions of starboardDefinition of starboard in:
- The US English dictionary