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amidships

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adverb amid·ships \ə-ˈmid-ˌships\

Simple Definition of amidships

  • : in or near the middle of a ship

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of amidships

  1. 1 :  in or toward the part of a ship midway between bow and stern

  2. 2 :  in or toward the middle

Examples of amidships in a sentence

  1. The berths are located amidships.



1692

First Known Use of amidships

1692

Rhymes with amidships


AMIDSHIPS Defined for Kids

amidships

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adverb amid·ships \ə-ˈmid-ˌships\

Definition of amidships for Students

  1. :  in or near the middle of a ship




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