Definition of Bunkering

1. Verb. (present participle of bunker) ¹



2. Noun. (nautical) The taking onboard of bunker fuel ¹

3. Noun. (chiefly Nigeria) The illicit removal of oil from a pipeline or other distribution system ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bunkering

1. bunker [v] - See also: bunker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bunkering

bunjie
bunjies
bunjy
bunk
bunk-up
bunk bed
bunk beds
bunk down
bunk off
bunkbed
bunkbeds
bunked
bunker
bunker mentality
bunkered
bunkering (current term)
bunkerings
bunkerlike
bunkers
bunkhouse
bunkhouses
bunkie
bunkies
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bunkmate
bunkmates
bunko
bunko game
bunkoed
bunkoing

Literary usage of Bunkering

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1. Annual Report of the United States Shipping Board by United States Shipping Board (1921)
"Negotiations were carried on with a view to the location of a bunkering ... The Oil bunkering Section was advised with regard to certain foundation and ..."

2. Wharf Management, Stevedoring and Storage by Roy Samuel MacElwee, Thomas Rothwell Taylor (1921)
"bunkering or Coaling Ships.—One of the various important and disagreeable ... bunkering, or taking aboard fuel coal, must be distinguished sharply from ..."

3. Zimmermann on Ocean Shipping by Erich Walter Zimmermann (1921)
"CHAPTER X THE bunkering PROBLEM The United States leads in use of oil as marine fuel.— The outstanding feature of the present phase in the evolution of ..."

4. Mexican Petroleum: Description of Properties of the Pan American Petroleum by W. J. Archer (1922)
"A large proportion of the Atlantic trade is between the United bunkering THE SS "AQUITANIA" FROM BARGE OF BRITISH MEXICAN PETROLEUM COMPANY, LIMITED. ..."

5. The Port of Portland, Maine (1921)
"COAL bunkering. While Portland possesses a number of wharves equipped for handling coal, facilities for bunkering directly from piers are available at only ..."

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