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midships Line breaks: mid|ships
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdʃɪps/

Definition of midships in English:

adverb& adjective

Another term for amidships. [as adjective]: the main midships galley
More example sentences
  • There was no one in sight, but he heard a fiddle and what sounded like an accordion, and what he'd thought was just an anchor light was also the gleam of light from the scuttles of a low, midships deckhouse.
  • The midships building is only a shell, though standing upright.
  • Most of the midships area has collapsed in on itself, the weight buckling the hull outwards.

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