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. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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