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Definition of the adjective amidship

What does amidship mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft

Definition of the adverb amidship

What does amidship mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. at or near or toward the center of a ship
    • example: in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear
    • synonyms of amidship: amidships / midships
  2. at or near or toward the middle

Alternative definition of the adverb amidship


  1. In the middle of a ship (as opposed to bow or stern).

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amidship

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Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1875)

Being a Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering

It has side-wheels and a track amidship. c is a plan-view of the same. Ferry- bridge. A form of ferry-boat in which the railway-train moves on to the elevated deck, is transported across the water, and then lands upon the other side. Tramways ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms (1998)

2,000 Essential Terms for Sailors & Powerboaters by John Rousmaniere

amidship(s) ...

Google previewTransportation-Logistics Dictionary (2012)

by Joseph L. Cavinato

DEEPTANKThe ballast tank amidship used to increase a vessel's draft. DEFECTIVE CAR When a car is in the condition which makes it defective, and therefore liable to injure the contents of the shipment, it is designated as a defective car.

Google previewFuldstændigt dansk og engelsk haand-lexicon (1807)

by Christian Friderick Bay

right the Helm or Helm amidship. Roerbænk, s. Tofter. Roergat, Tillerhole. Roerhager og MTaller, Rudder-Irons or Staples and Bolts of the Rudder. Roerkarl, a Rower. Roerpind, Roerkult, the Til1er or Whipstaff of the Rudder.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Of the War Of 1812: A Political, Social, and Military History [3 volumes] (2012)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

abaft abatis accoutrements accrocher aft aground ahead aide-de-camp all hands aloft amidship s/ midships amphibious warfare anchorage armada 976 Glossary bark (barque) or barkentine (barquentine) barrage bastion battalion ...

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Amidship Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1M3I1D2S1H4I1P3

The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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