aback

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İngilizce - İngilizce
An abacus
Behind; in the rear
Towards the back or rear; backwards; away

Therewith aback she started. - Geoffrey Chaucer.

Backward against the mast; said of the sails when pressed by the wind from the "wrong" (forward) side

By setting the foresail aback and the headsail in the middle one can bring a fore-and-aft rigged sailing boat practically to a halt even in heavy wind.

{a} back, backward, behind
pa sipriz (taken by surprise)
having the wind against the forward side of the sails; "the ship came up into the wind with all yards aback"
I was taken aback - I was greatly astonished - taken by surprise - startled It is a sea term A ship is "taken aback" when the sails are suddenly carried by the wind back against the mast, instantly staying the ship's progress - very dangerous in a strong gale
The condition of a sailing ship when the pressure of the wind on the sails has a tendency to drive it astern
A condition in which the sails are brought back against the mast by the wind, rather than blown forward by it Also known as "backwinded "
The set of a boat's sails with the wind on the leeward instead of the windward side
backwards, to the rear; with the wind blowing against the front of the sails (Nautical)
If you are taken aback by something, you are surprised or shocked by it and you cannot respond at once. Roland was taken aback by our strength of feeling. be taken aback (by sth) to be very surprised or shocked by something
by surprise; "taken aback by the caustic remarks" having the wind against the forward side of the sails; "the ship came up into the wind with all yards aback
Backward against the mast; said of the sails when pressed by the wind
by surprise; "taken aback by the caustic remarks"
having the wind against the forward side of the sails; "the ship came up into the wind with all yards aback
Toward the back or rear; backward
brace aback
to bring the wind onto the forward side of the sails to slow the ship
take aback
To surprise or shock; to discomfit

The bad news took us aback.

take aback
Of a ship: to catch it with the sails aback suddenly
taken aback
surprised, shocked
taken aback
Past participle of take aback
taken aback
said of a ship, when the wind, suddenly changing, forces the sails aft against the mast
take aback
surprise, astound; confuse, bewilder
take aback
surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
taken aback
disconcerted, surprised, dismayed
aback

    Heceleme

    a·back

    Türkçe nasıl söylenir

    ıbäk

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    /əˈbak/ /əˈbæk/

    Etimoloji

    [ &-bak ] (adverb.) before 12th century. * Middle English abak * Anglo-Saxon on bæc "at, on, or toward the back"; formed as a- + back

    Günün kelimesi

    abacinate