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- n. The afterpart of a vehicle.
- n. The part of a vessel abaft midships.
- n. A companion body that trails a satellite or spacecraft.
- n. A section or piece of a launch vehicle, rocket, or spacecraft that enters the atmosphere unprotected behind the nose cone or other body that is protected for entry.
Sorry, no etymologies found.