Midship
Midship Mid"ship`, a. Of or pertaining to, or being in, the middle of a ship. [1913 Webster]

{Midship beam} (Naut.), the beam or timber upon which the broadest part of a vessel is formed.

{Midship bend}, the broadest frame in a vessel. --Weale. [1913 Webster]


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  • midship — [ midʃip ] n. m. • 1853; midshipman 1751; mot angl. « homme du milieu du vaisseau » ♦ Mar. 1 ♦ Aspirant dans la marine anglaise. 2 ♦ Enseigne de vaisseau de deuxième classe, dans la marine française. Des midships. ● midship, midships nom masculin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • midship — ► NOUN ▪ the middle part of a ship or boat …   English terms dictionary

  • midship — /ˈmɪdʃɪp/ (say midship) adjective in or belonging to the middle part of a ship …   Australian English dictionary

  • midship — /mid ship /, adj. in or belonging to the middle part of a ship. [1545 55; MID + SHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • midship — 1. adjective Pertaining to the middle of a ship or a boat. 2. noun The middle of a ship or a boat …   Wiktionary

  • midship — noun the middle part of a ship or boat …   English new terms dictionary

  • midship — mid•ship [[t]ˈmɪdˌʃɪp[/t]] adj. naut. in or belonging to the middle part of a ship • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • midship — n. the middle part of a ship or boat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Midship beam — Midship Mid ship , a. Of or pertaining to, or being in, the middle of a ship. [1913 Webster] {Midship beam} (Naut.), the beam or timber upon which the broadest part of a vessel is formed. {Midship bend}, the broadest frame in a vessel. Weale.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Midship bend — Midship Mid ship , a. Of or pertaining to, or being in, the middle of a ship. [1913 Webster] {Midship beam} (Naut.), the beam or timber upon which the broadest part of a vessel is formed. {Midship bend}, the broadest frame in a vessel. Weale.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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