(adjective, adverb)


1. located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft

Similar word(s): central


1. at or near or toward the center of a ship

- in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear

Similar word(s): amidships, midships

2. at or near or toward the middle

Sentences with amidship as an adverb:

- The damage from hitting the iceberg head on was at the bow rather than amidship.