BULKHEAD

A vertical partition separating compartments

Bulkhead

An upright wall within the hull of a ship. Particularly a watertight, load-bearing wall.
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Bulkhead

(1) A structure separating land and water areas, primarily designed to resist earth pressures. (2) A structure or partition to retain or prevent sliding of the land. A secondary purpose is to protect the upland against damage from wave action.
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bulkhead

(from the article `ship construction`) ...Net tonnage can therefore be regarded as a measure of the earning capacity of the ship, hence its use as a basis for harbour and docking charges.) ... ...thus permit thinner shell plating. This scheme of framing is strongly favoured in applications where weight saving is important. However, ... ...
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bulkhead

[n] - a partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments
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Bulkhead

• (n.) A structure of wood or stone, to resist the pressure of earth or water; a partition wall or structure, as in a mine; the limiting wall along a water front. • (n.) A partition in a vessel, to separate apartments on the same deck.
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bulkhead

noun a partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments
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Bulkhead

[barrier] A bulkhead is a retaining wall, such as a bulkhead within a ship or a watershed retaining wall. It may also be used in mines, to contain flooding. Coastal bulkheads are most often referred to as seawalls, bulkheading, or riprap revetments. These manmade structures are constructed along shorelines with the purpose of controlling be...
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Bulkhead

[partition] A bulkhead is an upright wall within the hull of a ship or within the fuselage of an aeroplane. Other kinds of partition elements within a ship are decks and deckheads. ==Etymology== The word bulki meant `cargo` in Old Norse. Sometime in the 15th century sailors and builders in Europe realized that walls within a vessel would pr...
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Bulkhead

[Transformers] Bulkhead is the name of four fictional characters from the Transformers franchise. All incarnations of Bulkhead are Autobots and are green in color. He was introduced in Transformers: Energon and later redebuted in Transformers: Animated as a completely new character. The Animated Bulkhead became so popular that he was adapte...
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Bulkhead

Bulk'head` noun [ See Bulk part of a building.] 1. (Nautical) A partition in a vessel, to separate apartments on the same deck. 2. A structure of wood or stone, to resist the pressure of earth or water; a partition wall or structure, as in a mine; the limiting wall along a ...
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bulkhead

1. A partition in a vessel, to separate apartments on the same deck. ... 2. A structure of wood or stone, to resist the pressure of earth or water; a partition wall or structure, as in a mine; the limiting wall along a water front. Bulked line, a line beyond which a wharf must not project; usually, the harbor line. ... See: Bulk part of a building....
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bulkhead

A bulkhead is a set of metal door providing an outdoor entrance to the cellar.
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Bulkhead

A bulkhead is an upright partition dividing watertight compartments of a ship.
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bulkhead

A former within the fuselage used as internal support for longerons, sheet sides, stringers and so on
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bulkhead

A movable platform used to divide a large pool into two sections. Most commonly used to convert a long course pool into a short course pool.
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bulkhead

A name given to any vertical partition which separates different compartments or spaces from one another.
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bulkhead

A name given to any vertical partition which separates different compartments or spaces from one another.
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Bulkhead

A partition to strengthen the frame of a yacht.
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Bulkhead

A solid partition which is used to isolate one part of a structure from another. Used particularly with regard to the Fireproof Bulkhead behind an aero engine.
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Bulkhead

A structure separating land and water areas, primarily designed to resist earth pressures.
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bulkhead

A structure used to protect against shifting cargo and/or to separate the load.
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bulkhead

A vertical partition separating compartments.
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Bulkhead

A vertical partition separating compartments.
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bulkhead

A vertical partition separating compartments.
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