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Amidships

At or near the middle of a ship. This term is used when transporting goods over water. See also: International commerce.
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Naval architecture of this period calculated the mass burden based on the width of the vessel at maximum beam to outside the planking, depth of cargo hold at midship from atop the keel to under the main deck, and the length as the measurement of that part of the keel spanning from the rudder post to the join at the stem post, and which more specifically represented the "flat lay of the keel on the ground.
At about this time our boilers had become quite hot, and began blowing out spurts of hot water, showering the men who had gathered at midships to aid the injured who were being placed in the officers' lounge nearby.
Midships used his controlling speed to win Saturday's $300,000 Grade I Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap at Hollywood Park, much like he dictated matters in the San Luis Rey and San Juan Capistrano handicaps at Santa Anita this spring.
Midships keeps rising in the handicap, but this looks slightly easier than some of his tasks this season.
He landed a decent maiden at Wolverhampton in September and in typical Stoute fashion showed he had gone right way when finishing third to stable companion Colony at Sandown on his seasonal bow in late April with Midships (4lb worse off) three parts of a length in front.
On a ship, this means on a lower deck and midships.
The Santo Antonio spent the night launching off the pinnacle of one wave to shudder prow-down into the valley of the next, now seemingly airborne, now submerged; you could hear the diesels scream as the stem came clear to midships and the screws churned empty heaven.
Facilities/Features: Fully air-conditioned; stabilized; 9 passenger decks; 7 passenger elevators; midships pool area topside with 2 large pools (with deep and shallow areas); 3 hot tubs; jogging/walking track; glass sheltered tanning areas; rock-climbing wall.
midships The center portion of a ship, front to back.
From the moment I walked down the gangplank into the plush Midships Lobby, I entered a world of unashamed glamour.
From the moment you walk aboard, past the curved seating in Midships Lobby with the grand piano tinkling gently in the background, you realise that QE2 was built in an era when only the affluent contemplated a long voyage.
Tory DeNuccio had just awakened from a nap and was walking at midships on the Galaxy, a 180-foot fishing boat, when he saw thick black smoke pouring from the engine room.