Translation of bilge in Spanish:

bilge

Pronunciation: /bɪldʒ/

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Nautical/Náutica] 1.1 countable/numerable (part of hull) pantoque (masculine)
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    • We can find it in collection holding tanks, salt water lines, bilges, void spaces, and storage tanks.
    • Federal regulations do not address tank installations in bilges of boats, nor must tank materials be tested for corrosion resistance.
    • Salt water and wet bilges will expedite the deterioration, although 10-15 years is a reasonable life expectancy.
    1.2
    (bilges plural)
    the bilges la sentina
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable 2.1bilge (water) agua (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) de pantoque (before noun/delante del nombre) bilge pump bomba (feminine) de achique 2.2 (nonsense) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], paparruchas (feminine plural) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • And I say alas because the stuff aired in the morning is bilge and drivel - I fear the day Gnat is interested in this stuff, because it's incredibly boring.
    • I contemplated not responding to this sickening bilge, but I realised your attitudes are most likely based in your lack of coherent thought patterns and an ignorance of history.
    • I can't believe there is someone getting around calling himself Reverend espousing such vile bilge.

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