Large squared off stone used with sand for scraping clean wooden decks.


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INTRINSIC CONTACT POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE

True potential difference between two perfectly clean metals in contact.

HYDRAULIC JETTING

Use of high-pressure water forced through nozzles to clean tube interiors and exteriors in heat exchangers and boilers.

ACTIVATED CARBON

Is a specially processed carbon, used as a filter drier. Commonly used to clean air.

CONDENSATE POLISHER

A device used to clean the returning condensate to the boiler feedwater system.

GRAVE

To clean a ship's bottom.

BREAM

To clean a ship's bottom by burning off seaweed

CAREEN

To turn a ship on its side in order to clean or repair it

CLEAN

Free from obstructions, unevenness, imperfections, as a clean anchorage.

BUTTERWORTH

A washing process to clean tanks using hot water/chemicals sprayed through a patented rotating nozzle.

HOG

A scrubbing brush used to clean a ship's bottom.

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