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Meaning of MIDSHIPS

Pronunciation:  'midships

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  at or near or toward the center of a ship; "in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear"
 

MIDSHIPS is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: amidship, amidships
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mid"ships`\, adv. [For amidships.] (Naut.)
    In the middle of a ship; -- properly {amidships}.
    
    
  2. \Mid"ships`\, n. pl. (Naut.)
    The timbers at the broadest part of the vessel. --R. H. Dana,
    Jr.
    
    
 

 

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