structural bulkhead

structural bulkhead

[′strək·chə·rəl ′bəlk‚hed]
(naval architecture)
A bulkhead designed to function as a strength member of the ship's structure.
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A family were sleeping in the house at the time, and only escaped unharmed because the car hit a structural bulkhead.
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