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bilge pump

[′bilj ‚pəmp]
(naval architecture)
A pump to remove water that collects in the bottom of a ship.
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2 kwh per day, when the boat's heater, air conditioner, bilge pump and lift are all running.
While on a fishing trip, "the boat sprang a leak, took on more water than the bilge pumps could handle and ultimately capsized.
The plaintiff also pointed out that the Biloxi Belle was registered with the Coast Guard, had bilge pumps, dining quarters and an employee break room.
But better than that--look at the features that are standard on upper-end models in the G W Invader line--automatic bilge pumps, cassette players, adjustable driver's seats, carpeted ski storage compartments, built-in ice chests, interior lights, stainless-steel hardware, padded seats and integrated swim platforms for easier embarking and disembarking.
Fully charge the batteries and check to ensure their capability to run automatic bilge pumps for the duration of the storm.
Contract notice: Provision of preventive and corrective maintenance services for compressed air installations, air conditioning, solar thermal, extraction and ventilation, co-detection, pressure groups and bilge pumps in the centers of veiasa.
These components along with the navigation lights, three-stage live baitwell system, bilge pumps and LED accessory lighting are all driven by the C-Zone digital network interface.
These included the overheating of the engine, the blocking of bilge pumps which ensure the flow of water out of the vessel and corrosion to the hull itself.
Bacteria use their "protein pumps" as sophisticated bilge pumps to reduce the level of antibiotics to a non-toxic level.
After two brand-new bilge pumps failed at the height of the storm-swept 1998 Sydney Hobart Race, Emerson and his crew spent 14 hours bailing and pumping salt water furiously before finally abandoning their Swanson 42, Mintiinta, to the ocean's depths.
The P/V Thresher is served by six independent 2000 gph bilge pumps.
This contract for the supply of high flow bilge pumps for works of repair Naval basins IS the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille.