amidships amidships  /ə ˈmɪd ʃɪps/


  • (adv) at or near or toward the center of a ship



  1. Beyond that, amidships, is a card table, one side supported by a length of nylon rope tied to a metal ceiling rack.
  2. As the sun rose, after the boats were in the water, the submarine fired a torpedo into the Robin Moor amidships, shelled her for 23 minutes.
  3. A rocket slammed into Liberty's port side amidships, igniting two 55-gal.


  • Armchair Travel: British Museum

    They stretched their beloved lord in his boat, laid out by the mast, amidships, the great ring-giver. Far-fetched treasures were piled upon him, and precious gear.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Boise Weekly


  • "These two statements by Mr Turnbull torpedo amidships the Howard government's credibility on climate change," Mr Rudd said. "This is a most significant development."
    on Oct 27, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Sunday

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