bulkhead


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a partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments

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Only, the second fakir, whom the Sahibs beat senseless, was the man who came to search thy bulkhead at Lahore.
Here, too, Mahbub Ali rented a room, much more securely locked than his bulkhead at Lahore, in the house of a Mohammedan cattle-dealer.
The smoke kept coming out through im- perceptible crevices; it forced itself through bulkheads and covers; it oozed here and there and everywhere in slender threads, in an invisible film, in an incomprehen- sible manner.
Two coils of lead-line and a small canvas bag hung on a long lanyard, swung wide off, and came back clinging to the bulkheads.
The stench of bad beef was in his nostrils, while in his ears, to the accompaniment of creaking timbers and groaning bulkheads, echoed the loud mouth-noises of the eaters.
Somewhere a boot thumped loudly and at irregular intervals against the wall; and, though it was a mild night on the sea, there was a continual chorus of the creaking timbers and bulkheads and of abysmal noises beneath the flooring.
He said readily, that the way was to keep them off with our great shot as long as we could, and then to use our small arms, to keep them from boarding us; but when neither of these would do any longer, we would retire to our close quarters, for perhaps they had not materials to break open our bulkheads, or get in upon us.
Just then there came a loud crash and an ominous rumbling and pounding from the heart of the ship--her machinery had broken loose, and was dashing its way toward the bow, tearing out partitions and bulkheads as it went--the stern rose rapidly high above them; for a moment she seemed to pause there--a vertical shaft protruding from the bosom of the ocean, and then swiftly she dove headforemost beneath the waves.
FEMA has also awarded $2,334,323 to the village of Bellport for repairs to the Bellport Marina bulkhead and parking lot, which was damaged as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
Typically, the cab and chassis of a timber truck are manufactured by a truck manufacturer, while several other manufacturers are responsible for the stakes, bunks, trailer, bulkhead, and for some configurations a truck mounted crane.
A ladder-type bulkhead is fitted as standard, with a steel ladder bulkhead featured in the crew van.
A Having a bulkhead built would certainly improve your situation, and it may be possible to do so.
And a special profile at the top of the bulkhead also offers the ability to accommodate 8ft x 4ft sheets in the L2 van, while the Kombi L2 features rear seats which fold into a flat load platform.
The project involved repairing 8,900 feet of a steel bulkhead along the canal.
Use the acid brush to apply a thin coat of pipe sealant, NSN 8030-01-218-0321, to the threads of the bulkhead adapter and pipe elbow.