Bulkhead

Definition of Bulkhead

Bulk´head`
n.1.(Naut.) A partition in a vessel, to separate apartments on the same deck.
2.A structure of wood or stone, to resist the pressure of earth or water; a partition wall or structure, as in a mine; the limiting wall along a water front.
Bulked line
a line beyond which a wharf must not project; - usually, the harbor line.

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