bilge water


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bilge water

n.
1. Water that collects and stagnates in the bilge of a ship.
2. Slang Nonsense.
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Noun1.bilge water - water accumulated in the bilge of a ship
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
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All right then; limpid, salubrious: no gush of bilge water had turned it to fetid puddle.
Notwithstanding that its walls were blotched, as if missionary maps were bursting out of them to impart geographical knowledge; notwithstanding that its weird furniture was forlornly faded and musty, and that the prevailing Venetian odour of bilge water and an ebb tide on a weedy shore was very strong; the place was better within, than it promised.
Contract notice: preventive and curative maintenance of black water recovery equipment, waste oil, bilge water and sanitary facilities on pontoons of the marina of les sablons
But from July 8 to July 14, the company failed to document the movement of about 5,400 gallons of contaminated bilge water in an unapproved space on the vessel.
If a trickle of rusty bilge water did dribble out, you then had find some soap.
They determined that the crew had used a system of pumps and hoses to remove oily bilge water in the cargo hold.
However, Oceana, a nonprofit advocacy organization (NGO) dedicated to protecting the world's oceans, says that each day a cruise ship with 3,000 passengers generates as much as 30,000 gallons of sewage, 255,000 gallons of dirty water from showers, sinks, laundries, and dishwashers, 7,000 gallons of oily bilge water, and smokestack and exhaust emissions equivalent to 12,000 cars.
IN Leaders of the UK Government are expected to be the pinnacle of the political class in the UK, but have instead resorted to releasing bilge water into the public domain cats.
That is assuming that anyone still has the heart, or has even survived, after two weeks of retching up an almost constant stream of bilge water and rancid tripe from the two thirds of conference season we've been subjected to so far.
Make sure your bilge water is clear of debris that could interfere with proper float switch operation.
4 million penalty and given four years probation for illegally dumping oil-tainted bilge water as well as falsifying records.
In Dakar there had been no support committee and the seafarers he met had survived for two years on fish provided by local fishermen and stagnant bilge water.