Definition of Bulkheads

1. Noun. (plural of bulkhead) ¹



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Definition of Bulkheads

1. bulkhead [n] - See also: bulkhead

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bulkheads

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bulk liquid
bulk liquids
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bulkage
bulkages
bulked
bulker
bulkers
bulkhead
bulkhead line
bulkheads (current term)
bulkie roll
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bulking
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bull's-eye

Literary usage of Bulkheads

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1. A Manual of Naval Architecture for Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by Sir William Henry White (1900)
"The cross-sections at which such bulkheads are placed may be regarded as ... The decks and platforms which meet the bulkheads lend very material help by ..."

2. National Building Code by American Insurance Association, National Board of Fire Underwriters (1909)
"bulkheads on Roofs and Scuttles. bulkheads used as inclosures for tanks and elevators, insures on and coverings for the machinery of elevators and all roofs ..."

3. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"bulkheads are useful in three ways—as watertight divisions, ... Although bulkheads may give immunity from foundering, their capabilities in this respect are ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"The Design, Construction, and Cost of Two Mine bulkheads BY SIDNEY L. WISE AND WALTER STRACHE,i NEW YORK, NY (Salt Lake Meeting, August, 1914) WHILE the ..."

5. Building Code Recommended by the National Board of Fire Underwriters by National Board of Fire Underwriters, C. G. Smith (1909)
"bulkheads on Roofs and Scuttles. bulkheads used as inclosures for tanks and elevators, and coverings for the machinery of elevators and all roofs' other ..."

6. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1896)
"The third remedy is to have water-tight bulkheads, so well disposed and so strongly built that they should localize the inflow of water. ..."

7. A Pocket-book of Marine Engineering Rules and Tables: For the Use of Marine by Albert Edward Seaton, Henry Morrison Rounthwaite (1922)
"Where the bearers interfere with the longitudinal strength of the vessel, they must extend a sufficient distance beyond the bulkheads of the engine and ..."

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