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FLUID

A substance readily assuming the shape of the container in which it is placed; e.g. oil, gas, water or mixtures of these. A general classification including liquids and gases.

DRUM

A container with a capacity of 55 U.S. gallons.

POUR POINT

Lowest temperature at which an oil or distillate fuel is observed to flow, when cooled under conditions prescribed by test method ASTM D 97. The pour point is 3°C (5°F) above the temperature at which the oil in a test vessel shows no movement when the container is held horizontally for five seconds.

BORE POLISHING

Excessive smoothing of the surface finish of the cylinder bore or cylinder liner in an engine to a mirror-like appearance, resulting in depreciation of ring sealing and oil consumption performance.

BELLOWS

Corrugated cylindrical container which moves as pressures change, or provides a seal during movement of parts.

GASH FANNY

A refuse container or dustbin.

BOXTIME

Standard BIMVO time charter for container ships.

BERTH CARGO

When a liner cargo vessel accepts extra cargo to fill up the empty space remaining.

GASH

Any refuse or rubbish which is discarded into a refuse container or dustbin which is known as 'gash fanny' (South African Navy).

NVOCC

Non Vessel Operating (Common) Container Carrie

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