Noun(1) a temporary rank held by young naval officers in training
(1) As an undergraduate I had a number of little jobs, as a waiter and barman, and I enrolled as a midshipman in the Royal Naval Reserve at weekends and holidays.(2) ├ö├ç├┐I started out as a midshipman , the lowest rank on board a ship, and worked my way up to lieutenant three years later,├ö├ç├û he told the Daily Dispatch on board the ship this week.(3) A midshipman in the U.S. Navy at sixteen, young Porter commanded his first ship at thirty-three during the Mexican War.(4) We also read an article about how George Washington almost became a midshipman in England's Royal Navy in his early years (his mother wouldn't let him).(5) There she met a Naval Academy midshipman from Texas.(6) Davis left his studies at Harvard to join the navy as a midshipman in 1817.(7) She's a college student who's also a midshipman in the Reserve Officer Training Corps on campus.(8) He spent most of the war training on HMS Worcester, based at Greenhithe on the Thames, but in March 1918 he was drafted into the Royal Naval Reserve as a midshipman .(9) With only eight marines, a Navy midshipman , and 100 mercenaries, Eaton left Alexandria, Egypt, to restore Hamet Karamanli to the throne of Tripoli and overthrow his usurper brother.(10) He joined the Navy and became a midshipman in 1915 on the ship HMS Collingwood.(11) Training of midshipman is already being provided at the U.S. Naval Academy and in a few ROTC units.(12) My wife's grandfather went through the battle of Jutland as a sixteen-year-old midshipman .(13) He had regained his forward motion when Midshipman James, one step above the most junior midshipman , tripped over his own feet leaving Pellew's cabin.(14) He joined the navy as a midshipman when he was 16, and two years later sailed with Captain Bligh on the expedition to carry breadfruit plants from Tahiti to the West Indies.(15) Schlinger et al. found that the activity of aromatase in the hindbrain was higher in plainfin midshipman females and sneaker Type II males than in acoustically courting Type I males.(16) His interviews became notorious, often pitting a four-star admiral against a midshipman or junior officer in his twenties.
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