Amidships
Amidships A*mid"ships, adv. (Naut.) In the middle of a ship, with regard to her length, and sometimes also her breadth. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • amidships — (US also amidship) ► ADVERB & ADJECTIVE ▪ in the middle of a ship …   English terms dictionary

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

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

  • amidships — 1. adverb /əˈmɪdˌʃɪps/ a) In the middle of a ship, either longitudinally or laterally. [The U boat captain] waited until the crosshairs lay directly amidships. “Torpedo ... los!”<!from Google Books b) Usually in the lin …   Wiktionary

  • amidships — [[t]əmɪ̱dʃɪps[/t]] ADV: ADV after v Amidships means halfway along the length of a ship. We d hit a fishing boat amidships, cutting it in half …   English dictionary

  • amidships — /euh mid ships /, adv. 1. in or toward the middle part of a ship or aircraft; midway between the ends. 2. along the central fore and aft line of a ship or aircraft. 3. in or toward the center of anything: a long, narrow office with a desk placed… …   Universalium

  • amidships — adverb Date: 1692 1. in or toward the part of a ship midway between bow and stern 2. in or toward the middle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amidships — Synonyms and related words: average, betwixt and between, central, core, equatorial, equidistant, half and half, halfway, in medias res, in the mean, in the middle, interior, intermediary, intermediate, mean, medial, medially, median, mediocre,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • amidships — a|mid|ships [əˈmıdˌʃıps] adv technical in the middle part of a ship …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • amidships — a|mid|ships [ ə mıd,ʃıps ] adverb TECHNICAL in the middle part of a ship …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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