Recent Examples of bulkhead from the Web
A 5-foot bulkhead and sloping lawn shielded it from the flooding that’s devastated parts of Texas.
A 5-foot bulkhead and sloping lawn shielded it from the flooding that's devastated parts of Texas.
A bulkhead is going to be installed to prevent any further problems.
The sidewalk along the new 1,600 feet of bulkhead will wind through a wooded area.
The walls of the CM and LM are lovingly decorated in trompe-l’oeil-type paintings, showing equipment lockers, cabinets, switch panels, circuit breakers, hoses, and everything else that’s supposed to be on the spacecraft bulkheads.
And that rigidity is with a folding back seat, which usually serves as a solid bulkhead for stiffening.
The Army Corps will work its way south through Margate, with the dune curving around theend of the Ventnor boardwalk and running closer to Margate’s bulkhead.
The USS Fitzgerald was taking on water and officers ordered the bulkheads closed while Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., was still under water, Stanley Rehm told WKYC.
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Origin and Etymology of bulkhead
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of bulkhead for English Language Learners
: a wall that separates the different parts of a ship or aircraft
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