athwartships

athwartships
adverb Date: 1718 across the ship from side to side

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • athwartships — ˌships adverb Etymology: athwart + ship + s : across the ship from side to side the boilers were installed athwartships * * * /euh thwawrt ships /, adv. Naut. from one side of a ship to the other. [1710 20; ATHWART + SHIP + S1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • athwartships — /euh thwawrt ships /, adv. Naut. from one side of a ship to the other. [1710 20; ATHWART + SHIP + S1] * * * …   Universalium

  • athwartships — adverb Across the vessel sideways, i.e. in a direction at right angles to the fore and aft line of the vessel …   Wiktionary

  • athwartships — athwart·ships …   English syllables

  • athwartships — a•thwart•ships [[t]əˈθwɔrtˌʃɪps[/t]] adv. naut. from one side of a ship to the other • Etymology: 1710–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • athwartships — /əˈθwɔtʃɪps/ (say uh thwawchips) adverb at right angles to the ship s keel …   Australian English dictionary

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