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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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Alarm conditions are automatically generated in the event of malfunctions such as excessive bilge pump operation or low battery voltage, or as a result of the triggering of the monitoring system's sensors.
And here she slept, fitfully, till the sun rose an hour later, with just the automatic bilge pump for company.
If your bilge pump has a float switch, confirm it is working properly.
Maintenance - Ordinary wear can cause the bilge pump and bellows to fail and the boat to sink.
Pro Drive's SBX (self-bailing) series has a sealed floor, allowing scupper outlets to naturally evacuate water, it's so effective, even a-boat left at the mercy of heavy rains will not swamp, so no need for a bilge pump or heavy battery.
The custom model is $30,000, which includes the capability to reverse, a 12-volt outlet, an internal and electronic bilge pump, and 6,500 color options, MacKinnon says.
Be prepared to improvise if your bilge pump proves inadequate to stem the flooding.
But unlike a bilge pump or garden water pump, many other factors influence the function of the heart and its pumping capability.
My dad has connected a solar panel to a bilge pump to filter and oxygenate the dam water which has silver perch that we should be able to harvest.
Just flip the bilge pump switch, wait a few minutes and all that water is gone.
The stolen items include a ship's telegraph, a binnacle with compass, a ship's walker log, a bilge pump, a light starboard, a ship's two sleeved wooden block, a submarine safety lamp, a brass fishing float, an 8-inch gimbal ship's candle lamp, a 12-inch bronze cleat, a 14-inch four sided ship's lamp, two iron bellying pins and a wooden bottle with brass rings.
Challenger I started taking on water after its bilge pump broke down, said Greta Berlin, founder and spokeswoman of the Free Gaza Movement, which organized the flotilla of ships that sailed from ports around the Mediterranean for the rendezvous off Cyprus.