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FLEETING

The area at which barges, towboats and tugs are berthed until needed. The operation of building or dismantling barge tows.

BUILDING

A label on a nautical chart which is used when the entire structure is the landmark, rather than an individual feature of it. Also labeled HOUSE.

DOME

A label on a nautical chart which indicates a large, rounded, hemispherical structure rising from a building or a roof.

SHORE

A brace or prop used for support while building a ship

DECK

A platform in a ship corresponding to a floor in a building

SAFETY VALVE

A valve that automatically opens when pressure attains the valve setting which is adjustable; used to prevent excessive pressure from building up.

UNLOADING VALVE

A valve that prevents the inlet valve from closing on a piston compressor, this prevents the compressor from building up pressure

TSUNAMI

A long-period sea wave, potentially catastrophic, produced by a submarine earthquake or volcanic eruption. It may travel unnoticed across the ocean for thousands of miles from its point of origin, building up to great heights over shoal water. Also called SEISMIC SEA WAVE, TIDAL WAVE.

HEATING LOAD

The amount of heat lost by a building through walls, roof, windows, doors, etc.

INFILTRATION AIR

Air that flows into a building when exterior doors are open or when air leaks in through cracks in the building envelope.
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