in or toward the middle part of a or aircraft; midway between the ends.
along the central fore-and-aft line of a or aircraft.
in or toward the center of anything:
a long, narrow office with a desk placed amidships.
of, relating to, or located in the middle part of a or aircraft.
She was crossing the channel, and they struck her amidship, sinking her almost instantly.
Raftmates Kirk Munroe
amidship, Kass was again studying the eyepiece of the ampliscope.
The Metal Moon Everett C. Smith
Slowly we pushed her away from the bank, Jim at the stern, Tom amidship and I in the bow.
The Frontier Boys in the Grand Canyon Wyn Roosevelt
They’ll have the sense to slip then, I hope, and make for the safety of wide waters, with an amidship helm.’
My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 1 of 3 William Clark Russell
As he did so he noticed that the white object was a tent, and that there was a single “shanty” amidship.
Raftmates Kirk Munroe
He made a trip of his own along the main-deck, scrambling upon the spars to avoid the occasional deluge which swept her amidship.
Blow The Man Down Holman Day
She was about four thousand tons, and her engines were sternward and not amidship.
The Million Dollar Mystery Harold MacGrath
adverb, adjective (postpositive)
(nautical) at, near, or towards the centre of a vessel
Used to refer to the striking of a blow in the abdomen
[1937+; fr earlier sense ”in the middle of a ship,” implying the most crucial or vulnerable part]
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abbreviation (in Britain) Associate Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers
a city in and the capital of Somme, in N France: cathedral; battles 1914, 1918, 1944. a river in N France, flowing NW to the English Channel: battles, World War I, 1916, 1918; World War II, 1944. 150 miles (241 km) long. a department in N France. 2424 sq. mi. (6280 sq. km). Capital: Amiens. […]