Definition of Bulkhead:

  1. Floor to roof wall that partitions a space into compartments, reinforces the structure, and/or restrains the contents.

  2. A dividing wall or barrier between compartments in a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.

Synonyms of Bulkhead

French door, Anchorage, Anchorage ground, Arch dam, Archway, Back door, Backstop, Bamboo curtain, Bank, Bar, Barrage, Barrier, Barway, Basin, Bear-trap dam, Beaver dam, Berth, Boom, Brattice, Breakwater, Breastwork, Brick wall, Buffer, Buffer state, Bulwark, Bumper, Carriage entrance, Cellar door, Cellarway, Cloison, Cofferdam, Collision mat, Cushion, Dam, Defense, Diaphragm, Dike, Dissepiment, Ditch, Dividing line, Dividing wall, Division, Dock, Dockage, Dockyard, Door, Doorjamb, Doorpost, Doorway, Dry dock, Earthwork, Embankment, Fence, Fender, Front door, Gate, Gatepost, Gateway, Gravity dam, Groin, Harbor, Harborage, Hatch, Hatchway, Haven, Hydraulic-fill dam, Interseptum, Iron curtain, Jam, Jetty, Jutty, Landing, Landing place, Landing stage, Leaping weir, Levee, Lintel, Logjam, Marina, Mat, Midriff, Midsection, Milldam, Moat, Mole, Moorings, Mound, Pad, Panel, Parapet, Paries, Partition, Party wall, Pier, Porch, Port, Portal, Portcullis, Porte cochere, Postern, Property line, Propylaeum, Protected anchorage, Pylon, Quay, Rampart, Road, Roadblock, Roads, Roadstead, Rock-fill dam, Scuttle, Seaport, Seawall, Separation, Septulum, Septum, Shipyard, Shock pad, Shutter dam, Side door, Slip, Stile, Stone wall, Storm door, Threshold, Tollgate, Trap, Trap door, Turnpike, Turnstile, Wall, Weir, Wharf, Wicket dam, Work

How to use Bulkhead in a sentence?

  1. The frigates have a double-skinned hull divided by ten bulkheads into watertight compartments.

Meaning of Bulkhead & Bulkhead Definition