Midships
Midships Mid"ships`, n. pl. (Naut.) The timbers at the broadest part of the vessel. --R. H. Dana, Jr. [1913 Webster]

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  • Midships — Mid ships , adv. [For amidships.] (Naut.) In the middle of a ship; properly {amidships}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • midships — [mid′ships΄] adv., adj. in or toward the middle of a ship; esp., halfway between bow and stern n. the middle part of a ship …   English World dictionary

  • midships — ● midship, midships nom masculin (de l anglais midshipman, aspirant) Familier. Aspirant ou enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe, dans la marine militaire française …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • midships — /ˈmɪdʃɪps/ (say midships) adverb → amidships …   Australian English dictionary

  • midships — adverb Date: 1779 amidships …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • midships — /mid ships /, adv. amidships. [1620 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • midships — mɪdʃɪps n. middle of a boat or ship adv. in the middle of a boat or ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • midships — adverb & adjective another term for amidships …   English new terms dictionary

  • midships — mid·ships …   English syllables

  • midships — mid•ships [[t]ˈmɪdˌʃɪps[/t]] adv. naut. amidships • Etymology: 1620–30 …   From formal English to slang

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