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a·mid·ships

 (ə-mĭd′shĭps′) also a·mid·ship (-shĭp′)
adv. Nautical
Midway between the bow and the stern.

amidships

(əˈmɪdʃɪps) or

amidship

adv, adj (postpositive)
(Nautical Terms) nautical at, near, or towards the centre of a vessel

a•mid•ships

(əˈmɪdˌʃɪps)

also a•mid′ship`,



adv.
1. in or toward the middle part of a ship or aircraft.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft.
[1685–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.amidships - at or near or toward the center of a shipamidships - 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"
Translations

amidships

[əˈmɪdʃɪps] ADVen medio del barco

amidships

[əˈmɪdʃɪps] advau milieu du navire

amidships

adv (Naut) → mittschiffs

amidships

[əˈmɪdʃɪps] adv (Naut) → a mezzanave
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