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Example sentences for athwart
Forward thrusters tend to be tunnel thrusters, operating athwart ships.
Here, the current is slowed down by a huge tree-trunk, barely submerged athwart the river bed and used by the children for diving.
Athwart the sky were long sweeps of fibrous white clouds presaging rain.
The tanks are located in an athwart ships fashion forward of the engine compartment.
The night is done and the glimmer of light is spread athwart the political skies.
Tension-type hinge zones that strike northeast lie athwart the graben.
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