the owner of a yacht or his guests.
the officers quartered in the stern of a vessel.
The rear crew brought down the afterguard of logs to the pond.
The Riverman Stewart Edward White
afterguard, muster your buckets and brushes and wash down the decks.
The Rover’s Secret Harry Collingwood
Men openly sharpened their knives, and the afterguard ostentatiously showed their pistols.
The Grain Ship Morgan Robertson
It was a sociable ship as far as the afterguard was concerned.
The Beach of Dreams H. De Vere Stacpoole
The two young boatsteerers, Bunker and Fisher, with the Portuguese steward, completed the “afterguard.”
There She Blows! William Hussey Macy
The social gap between this afterguard and Rose and her colleagues in the chorus, was not so very wide, but it was abysmally deep.
The Real Adventure Henry Kitchell Webster
Hinkel had fallen down on his job and the skipper was scared of me, and it was me that put that Dutchman out of the afterguard.
The Viking Blood Frederick William Wallace
He is more my own kind, and some day he will make a henchman of the afterguard and a mate like Mr. Pike.
The Mutiny of the Elsinore Jack London
I exclaimed, and, seizing a heavy block that one of the afterguard was fitting, I felled him to the deck.
Rattlin the Reefer Edward Howard
He inquired now about the other member of the afterguard,—the burly Hollander who had superintended the washing-down.
Gold Out of Celebes Aylward Edward Dingle
a sailor or group of sailors stationed on the poop to attend to the aft sails
the members of the crew responsible for strategic decisions about the sailing and navigation of a boat
Anatomy. a hollow, pumplike organ of blood circulation, composed mainly of rhythmically contractile smooth muscle, located in the chest between the lungs and slightly to the left and consisting of four chambers: a right atrium that receives blood returning from the body via the superior and inferior vena cavae, a right ventricle that pumps the […]
the generated by radioactivity remaining in a nuclear reactor it has been shut down. noun the heat generated in a nuclear reactor after it has been shut down, produced by residual radioactivity in the fuel elements
- After hours
occurring, engaged in, or operating after the normal or legal closing time for business: an after-hours drinking club. After normal working hours, after closing time; also, after legal or established opening hours. For example, I haven’t time while the shop is open, but I can see you after hours, or The restaurant employees sometimes stayed […]
a visual image or other sense impression that persists after the stimulus that caused it is no longer operative. noun a sustained or renewed sensation, esp visual, after the original stimulus has ceased Also called aftersensation, photogene afterimage af·ter·im·age (āf’tər-ĭm’ĭj) n. A visual image that persists after the visual stimulus causing it has ceased to […]