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midship

[mid-ship] /ˈmɪdˌʃɪp/
adjective
1.
in or belonging to the middle part of a ship.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; mid- + ship
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Examples for midship
  • By putting it midship, the car's handling, acceleration and braking improve remarkably.
  • Pick a stateroom that's close to midship and on a lower deck if you're highly susceptible to seasickness.
  • These were ignited in the midship house and flashed back through the vent piping system.
  • The vessel had been pushed atop the ledge to the midship section.
  • The contractor must stow the pump and lash it securely on a midship weather deck.
  • The next compartment aft of the engine room is the midship crew hold, which serves as quarters for more of the crew.
  • Maintain rudder in midship position during engine tests.
British Dictionary definitions for midship

midship

/ˈmɪdˌʃɪp/
adjective
1.
in, of, or relating to the middle of a vessel
noun
2.
the middle of a vessel
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