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Bulkhead

Bulkhead may refer to:

A structural safety device:

  • Bulkhead (partition), a wall within the hull of a ship, vehicle, or container
  • Torpedo bulkhead, a type of armor designed to keep a ship afloat even if the hull is struck by a shell or by a torpedo
  • Bulkhead (barrier), a retaining wall used as a form of coastal management, akin to a seawall, or as a structural device such as a bulkhead partition
  • Bulkhead door, an angled door covering the exterior stairwell of a basement
  • Bulkhead flatcar, a type of rolling stock designed with sturdy end-walls to prevent loads from shifting past the ends of the car
  • Rear pressure bulkhead, an airtight structural feature of an aircraft

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