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amidships

Nautical at, near, or towards the centre of a vessel

amidships

[ə′mid‚ships]
(naval architecture)
At or toward the middle of a ship.
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The car has features like a 22-kilowatt lithium ion battery mounted amidships.
The 180-foot vessel, 80 feet across amidships, drew 14 feet of water, with a speed of six knots.
As we were hit amidships the Castle Cove, another seine netter, drew up alongside and we leapt aboard for fear of our own lives.
Fit to the hand wasn't bad, either: they're slim amidships, and let you get a good hold on the revolver.
What emerged to fill this need was the cog--a simple, rugged, double-ended, clinkerbuilt ship with a single mast amidships and setting a single square sail on a yard.
On either side of the aluminum storage box, located amidships at the right side of the blind beneath the canopy, are two chairs modified with cushioned boat swivel seats.
His fatalistic account of political tragedy--a possibly posthumous, loose-ended memoir, curiously trapped inside a closed temporal loop--conveys a terrible, visceral sense of enclosure akin to Odysseus in the Cyclops's cave or Arthur Gordon Pym amidships.
What the world is doing at Prestbur y Park CHELTENHAM'S affable communications officer Andy Clifton was in seventh heaven while escorting the lovely Claire Sweeney from interview to interview in the morning, but he was brought back down to earth in the most literal sense just hours later when one of the runners parading for the Coral Cup lashed out with both barrels and caught him amidships while he was seeking to keep others out of danger.
Still bound in its sailcloth covering, the journal, written in a bold, florid hand, relates in a chatty and informative prose on 80 sides of folded laid paper, how Griffiths boarded the 1,351-ton Indian Empire and was billeted in a small house on deck, a little forward of amidships .
As I was bringing several of these blankets forward to the command position, I stopped at amidships above the engine room to watch some of the men going down to fight the fire.
There is a little shop amidships, selling refreshments and with a stall offering religious bric-a-brac, including elaborately carved crucifixes, small mounted icons, some of the goods at discount especially because they were made, the sign says, by the monks of Athos.
Yorktown, now with large torpedo holes on both sides amidships, floated through the night of June 6, while her escorting destroyers treated injured Sailors, kept watch and unsuccessfully pursued the Japanese submarine I-168.