Definition of Bilge water
1. Noun. Water accumulated in the bilge of a ship.
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Literary usage of Bilge water
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1. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"Its bilge suction pipe, or " bilge injection," as it is termed (referring to the injection, into the condenser, of bilge water instead of sea water), ..."
2. Pamphleteer by Abraham John Valpy (1826)
"Of bilge water. When river or marsh water is used, it is constantly found ... origin to that fetid smell, commonly said to arise from the " bilge water. ..."
3. The Pamphleteer by Abraham John Valpy (1826)
"Of bilge water. WATER is never obtained quite pure from nature, for even rain water is known to contain small traces of the muriatic and nitric acids:—-and, ..."
4. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1810)
"The «pour of At this period bilge water had collected in the ship, the whitened roe- ... The effect of the gas escaping from bilge water is manifested, ..."
5. Text-book of hygiene: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Principles and by George Henry Rohé, Albert Robin (1908)
"Then again, the mixing of the disinfectant with the bilge-water, having to be done very thoroughly and so that all parts of the bilge will be brought into ..."
6. American Medical and Philosophical Register: Or, Annals of Medicine, Natural by John Wakefield Francis (1814)
"The deponent further saith, that he was at work with Philip Uring, on the stern of the new ship, when the smell of the bilge-water was so ..."
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