bulkhead - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈbʌlkˌhed/
singularbulkhead
pluralbulkheads
  1. 1
    a wall that divides the inside of a ship or plane into separate areas
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    a retaining wall along a waterfront

    The hurricane caused such large waves that the bulkhead was almost destroyed.

    Submitted on 05/10/2015