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amidships definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: at or near or toward the center of a ship; "in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear" [syn: amidships, amidship, midships]

Merriam Webster's

adverb Date: 1692 1. in or toward the part of a ship midway between bow and stern 2. in or toward the middle

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. (US amidship) in or into the middle of a ship. Etymology: MIDSHIP after AMID

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Midships Mid"ships`, adv. [For amidships.] (Naut.) In the middle of a ship; -- properly amidships.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Amidships means halfway along the length of a ship. The ferry hit us amidships. ADV: ADV after v

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

ad. (Naut.) Midships, amidward.

Moby Thesaurus

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, mediterranean, medium, mediumly, mesial, mezzo, mezzo-mezzo, mid, middle, middlemost, middling, midland, midmost, midships, midway, nuclear



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