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noun as in retaining wall


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A lot of people go and get food to go at the fish market, and now, if someone gets crabs and shrimp and they’re sitting on the bulkhead, they can get a cocktail from me right there.

Traps can be placed in tidewater off docks, bulkheads, bridges, and suspended from floats almost anywhere.

Nicole LaPorte talks to flight attendants about dirty diapers, bulkhead envy, and more.

He splashed his way up to the cabin bulkhead, where the halyards were belayed on cleats on either side, and let them run.

These were controlled from above by rods and wheels led to the level of the bulkhead deck.

By connections at the engine room forward bulkhead steam could be taken from any boiler in the ship.

The water then flowed in from the top through the deck scuttle forward of the collision bulkhead.

There was another water-tight door at the after end of the water-tight passage through the bunker immediately aft of D bulkhead.

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bulkhead, such as: abutment, breast wall, bulwark, embankment, piling, and revetment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.