amidship

amidships

[uh-mid-ships]
adverb
1.
in or toward the middle part of a ship or aircraft; midway between the ends.
2.
along the central fore-and-aft line of a ship or aircraft.
3.
in or toward the center of anything: a long, narrow office with a desk placed amidships.
adjective
4.
of, pertaining to, or located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft.
Also, amidship.


Origin:
1685–95; amid + ship + -s1

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amidships (əˈmɪdʃɪps)
 
adv, —adj
nautical at, near, or towards the centre of a vessel

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