- of, relating to, or located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft.
Origin of amidships
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Examples from the Web for amidship
Amidship, Kass was again studying the eyepiece of the ampliscope.The Metal Moon
Everett C. Smith
She was about four thousand tons, and her engines were sternward and not amidship.The Million Dollar Mystery
She was crossing the channel, and they struck her amidship, sinking her almost instantly.
As he did so he noticed that the white object was a tent, and that there was a single "shanty" amidship.
They'll have the sense to slip then, I hope, and make for the safety of wide waters, with an amidship helm.'My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 1 of 3
William Clark Russell
- nautical at, near, or towards the centre of a vessel
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