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bilge pump

[′bilj ‚pəmp]
(naval architecture)
A pump to remove water that collects in the bottom of a ship.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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And as soon as you flip the bilge pump switch, all that gunk ends up on the ground.
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I will assume that you already have on board the standard (and usually mandatory) safety equipment for going offshore: Lifejackets Type 1 for all crew: anchor and chain; bilge pump; compass; smoke flares (two orange, two red); 406MHz EPIRB; bucket with lanyard; the proper fire extinguisher; appropriate paper charts; VHF marine radio; foghorn; orange V sheet; floating torch; and two litres of water a day per person.
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