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watertight compartment

División en sílabas: wa·ter·tight com·part·ment

Definición de watertight compartment en inglés:

sustantivo

Any of the sections with intervening watertight partitions into which the interior of a large ship is now usually divided for safety.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The frigates have a double-skinned hull divided by ten bulkheads into watertight compartments.
  • The submarine consists of six watertight compartments separated by transverse bulkheads in a pressurised double-hull.
  • Hulls were divided into watertight compartments sealed with resin, so that they could survive a hole at sea.

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