amidships

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adverb amid·ships \ə-ˈmid-ˌships\

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.

First Known Use of amidships

1692


AMIDSHIPS Defined for English Language Learners

amidships

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Definition of amidships for English Language Learners

  • : in or near the middle of a ship


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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