Pronunciation: (u-mid'ships"), [key]
1. in or toward the middle part of a ship or aircraft; midway between the ends.
2. along the central fore-and-aft line of a ship or aircraft.
3. in or toward the center of anything: a long, narrow office with a desk placed amidships.
of, pertaining to, or located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft. Also,a•mid'ship".
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