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Backwater. Area of a river that is sheltered from main stream and in which there is a very little lateral movement of the water. 2. To back an oar. Baffle Plates. Iron or steel plates fitted in various parts of heating elements of a boiler to prevent radiation of heat, or to protect against corrosion by waste gases. Bag Cargo. Cargo that is stowed in bags. Baggage Room. Compartment, in a passenger ship, for storage of passengers' baggage that may be required during the voyage. Baggala, Bagla. Two-masted dhow of about 200 tons.
Bathometer. Instrument for measuring oceanic depths. Bathyal Zone. Between TOO and 500 fathoms below sea surface. Bed is usually mud; perhaps containing organic oozes. Bathybic. Existing in the depths of the sea. Bathymetric. Pertaining to oceanic soundings. Bathymetry 38 Beach Bathymetry. Measurement of deep sea soundings. Bathysphere. Spherical diving chamber capable of withstanding oceanic pressures at great depths. Batil. Two-masted sailing craft of China Seas. About 50 feet long and fitted with outrigger.
Betelgeuse, -guese, -guex. Star a Orionis. A. 272°; Dec. N 7°; Mag. 2-1 to 2-6. An enormous star some 24,000,000 times size of Sun. Distant 190 light years. Candlepower 1200 times that of Sun. Temp. 2600°A. Between Decks. Between lower and upper decks. In cargo vessels, is space in holds between lower hold and main deck. Also called 'Tween decks'. Between Perpendiculars. Distance between fore side of stem and after side of stern post when measured along summer loadline. Between Wind and Water. That area of a vessel's outer plating that lies between her waterline when upright and her waterline when heeled away from wind.