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bilge water

[′bilj ‚wȯd·ər]
(naval architecture)
Water that builds up in a ship's bilges.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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