- fore-and-aft (adj.)
- nautical, "stem-to-stern," 1610s; see fore + aft. Especially of sails set on the lengthwise line of the vessel (1820), or of vessels so rigged.
- 1. This factor will come increasingly to the fore as election day nears.
- 2. The fore end tube plate of the condenser has cracked beyond repair.
- 3. Your seat is in the fore part of the aircraft.
- 4. He went fore to see whether the sail was properly in place.
- 5. There had been no direct damage in the fore part of the ship.
[ fore-and-aft 造句 ]