Midship Synonyms & Definitions

Synonyms are words that have the same or almost the same meaning and the definition is the detailed explanation of the word. This page will help you out finding the Definition & Synonyms of hundreds of words mentioned on this page. Check out the page and learn more about the English vocabulary.

• MidshipDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to, or being in, the middle of a ship.

• MidshipsDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) In the middle of a ship; -- properly amidships.
  2. (n. pl.) The timbers at the broadest part of the vessel.

• MidshipmanDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Formerly, a kind of naval cadet, in a ship of war, whose business was to carry orders, messages, reports, etc., between the officers of the quarter-deck and those of the forecastle, and render other services as required.
  2. (n.) An American marine fish of the genus Porichthys, allied to the toadfish.
  3. (n.) In the United States navy, the lowest grade of officers in line of promotion, being graduates of the Naval Academy awaiting promotion to the rank of ensign.
  4. (n.) In the English naval service, the second rank attained by a combatant officer after a term of service as naval cadet. Having served three and a half years in this rank, and passed an examination, he is eligible to promotion to the rank of lieutenant.