bilge

  • 1 Bilge — Bilge, n. [A different orthography of bulge, of same origin as belly. Cf. {Belly}, {Bulge}.] 1. The protuberant part of a cask, which is usually in the middle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) That part of a ship s hull or bottom which is broadest and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Bilge — (b[i^]lj), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bilged} (b[i^]ljd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bilging}.] 1. (Naut.) To suffer a fracture in the bilge; to spring a leak by a fracture in the bilge. [1913 Webster] 2. To bulge. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Bilge — Bilge, v. t. 1. (Naut.) To fracture the bilge of, or stave in the bottom of (a ship or other vessel). [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to bulge. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 bilge — bilge, hakim; akıllı, bilgin, alim 51. 88, 207, 385, 388, 419. 428; III, 45, 46, 59, 137,155,158, 212, 303, 370, 380, 440 § bilge beg; bilgin, ak ıllı ve hakim bey I …

    Divan-i Luqat-i it-Türk Dizini

  • 5 Bilge — Bilge, der am tiefsten gelegene Teil des Schiffsraumes, in dem sich Leck bezw. Schwitzwasser, das Bilgewasser, sammelt. Bei Schiffen ohne Innenboden liegt daher die Bilge über dem Kiel, bei Schiffen mit Doppelboden unmittelbar über dem Innenboden …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 6 Bilge — Sf Kielraum, in dem sich Leckwasser sammelt per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. bilge, das seinerseits aus frz. bouge (älter boulge) stammt. englisch e …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 7 bilge — bilge; bilge·board; …

    English syllables

  • 8 bilge — ► NOUN 1) the area on the outer surface of a ship s hull where the bottom curves to meet the vertical sides. 2) (bilges) the lowest internal portion of the hull. 3) (also bilge water) dirty water that collects inside the bilges. 4) informal… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 bilge — [bilj] n. [var. of BULGE] 1. the bulge of a barrel or cask 2. the rounded, lower exterior part of a ship s hull 3. a) [also pl.] the bottommost interior part of a ship b) water that seeps or leaks in, collects there, and becomes stagnant and… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Bilge — (Bilsch, Pumpensod), bei Schiffen ohne Doppelboden der Raum über den Kielplatten, bei solchen mit Doppelboden der Raum über dem innern Boden. Hier sammelt sich unreines Wasser (Bilgewasser, Bilschwasser) an, das für die Schiffshygiene (s. d.) von …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Bilge — Bilge, unterste Höhlung des Schiffsrumpfes oberhalb des Kiels, in dem sich das Leckwasser (Bilgewasser) sammelt …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 bilge — [bıldʒ] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Probably from Old French boulge, bouge leather bag, curved part ] 1.) [C usually plural] the broad bottom part of a ship 2.) [U] old fashioned informal nonsense …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 bilge — [ bıldʒ ] noun 1. ) count the bottom part of a boat a ) uncount dirty water that collects in this part of a boat 2. ) uncount INFORMAL nonsense …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 bilge — (n.) 1510s, lowest internal part of a ship, also used of the foulness which collects there; variant of bulge ship s hull, also leather bag, from O.N.Fr. boulge leather sack, from L.L. bulga leather sack, apparently from Gaulish bulga (see BUDGET… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 Bilge — for|the 8th century Khan of the Gokturks|Bilge KhanThe bilge is the lowest compartment on a ship where the two sides meet. [ [http://www.wisegeek.com/what is a bilge.htm What is a Bilge? ] ] The word was first coined in 1523.The word is sometimes …

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  • 16 bilge — /bilj/, n., v., bilged, bilging. n. 1. Naut. a. either of the rounded areas that form the transition between the bottom and the sides on the exterior of a hull. b. Also, bilges. (in a hull with a double bottom) an enclosed area between frames at… …

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  • 17 bilge — n. & v. n. 1 a the almost flat part of a ship s bottom, inside or out. b (in full bilge water) filthy water that collects inside the bilge. 2 sl. nonsense; rot (don t talk bilge). v. 1 tr. stave in the bilge of (a ship). 2 intr. spring a leak in… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Bilge — Als Bilge [bɪlʧ] wird der unterste Raum auf einem Schiff bezeichnet, der direkt oberhalb der Schiffsplanken oder oberhalb des Kiels liegt. In der Regel ist dort auch bei hohen Temperaturen der kühlste Ort auf dem Schiff. In der Bilge sammelt sich …

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  • 19 bilge — /bɪldʒ / (say bilj) noun 1. Nautical a. either of the rounded underportions at either side of a ship s hull. b. the lowest portion of a ship s interior. c. Also, bilge water. foul water that collects in a ship s bilge. 2. Colloquial nonsense;… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 bilge — 1. noun /bɪldʒ/ a) The rounded portion of a ships hull, forming a transition between the bottom and the sides. b) The lowest inner part of a ships hull. 2. verb /bɪldʒ/ a) To spring a leak in the bilge …

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