shell room

shell room

[′shel ‚rüm]
(ordnance)
A large room for the storage of projectiles.
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They hit the shell room and hundreds of gallons of ice cold seawater gushed in.
The boys stay in the upstairs Ship's Room, with its old metal-framed twin beds; the girls are in the Shell Room, which is decorated with lots of seashells, of course, and also a quirky framed diorama of an underwater scene made completely of Play-Doh.
I was was battened down in the shell room so if the ship was sunk we had very little chance of getting out.
Eventually, the automated wax assembly became part of Dolphin's entire automated operations, which include paste wax injection (cuts pattern cycle time in half), automated pattern assembly, robotic dipping in the shell room, a manipulator for metal pouring and automated casting cutoff.
The Hall of Discovery and the Shell Room help youngsters ages 4 through 13 learn about Hawaii by making, doing, playing, and touching.
My action station was the shell room of B turret, just above the bilges and below the magazine.
In addition, the plant had to use a conveyor that went outside between two buildings to transport wax assemblies to the shell room.
We have key processes and equipment to do this: shell room dry tunnels, quick-shell systems and onsite heat treatment capabilities.
By the spring of 1997, after two expansions to increase production capacity and improve control of the shell room environment, and after being spun out by Magalloy, which had been bought by Wescast Industries, Inc.
Pattern wax assembly is the final stage in the wax room before proceeding to the shell room.
Other papers presented information on wax injection and reclamation; new shell room equipment and post casting operations; cleaner metal melting technologies; and metal matrix composites for investment casting applications.
Battery 519 originally featured two 12-inch guns separated by a 400-some-foot corridor that housed powder and shell rooms and spaces for storage and utilities.