Definition of midship in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmidˌSHip/


[usually as modifier]
The middle part of a ship or boat: its powerful midship section
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  • The two four-cell launchers are installed in the midship section between the two radar masts.
  • Two four-cell launchers are installed in a midship position between the two masts.
  • Only the aft elevator could be used when a full air group was in the hangar, as dive-bombers would block the use of the midship elevator for raising torpedo planes.

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Syllabification: mid·ship

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