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2. In the center position. Used of the helm.
[Probably short for amidships.]
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(Nautical Terms) nautical See amidships
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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.
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