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WBWhite Balance (digital photography)
WBWorld Bank
WBWest Bengal (state in India)
WBWeber (SI unit of magnetic flux)
WBWorkbook
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WBWater-Based
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WBWeight Bearing
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WBWelcome Back (chat)
WBWheelbase
WBWeekly Bulletin
WBWest Bank
WBWater Board
WBWireless Broadband (Ciena)
WBWhole Body
WBWest Bend
WBWrite Back
WBWestbound
WBWhole Blood
WBWestern Blotting
WBWhy Bother
WBWorld Book (encyclopedia)
WBWall Breakers (gaming)
WBWhite Belt (Lean Six Sigma training)
WBWriters Block
WBWachovia Bank (stock symbol)
WBWest Branch
WBWilliam Beaumont (medicine school; Oakland University; Michigan)
WBWine Bar
WBWet Bulb (Temperature)
WBWater Base
WBWhite Board
WBWeighing Balance
WBWest Bloomfield (Michigan)
WBWinter Break
WBWomen's Bureau (US Department of Labor)
WBWhistle Blower
WBWheat Bread
WBWood Badge (Boy Scouts of America)
WBWindow Box
WBWord Before (logging abbreviation)
WBWaste Basket (computer/OS usage)
WBWest Berlin
WBWerktuigbouwkunde (Dutch)
WBWhite Border
WBWarbird
WBWaybill (shipping)
WBWeather Bureau
WBWire Basket
WBWomen Build (Habitat for Humanity)
WBWork Boat (US Navy)
WBWarm Blood (saddle)
WBWar Birds
WBWilliamsburg Bridge (NYC)
WBWater Basin
WBWater Barrier
WBWhite Bag (artillery propellant)
WBWeather Balloon
WBWater Ballast
WBWing Bowl (competitive eating contest; Philadelphia, PA)
WBWeebl and Bob (cartoon)
WBWage Board
WBWillow Beach
WBWeigh Bridge
WBWelded Bonnet
WBWhere the Brothers (Mad TV)
WBWire Bonded
WBWeldbond (glue)
WBWater Brake
WBWarrant Bond
WBWestern Baptist College (Salem, Oregon)
WBWarbreaker
WBWear Bushing (oil drilling)
WBWilson Bohannan Padlock Co (Marion, Ohio)
WBWesterly Band (Pawcatuck, CT)
WBWaldwick Band (Waldwick, NJ)
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We do follow stringent safety practices and even today morning [Tuesday], as per the safety protocols, the amount of gas in the water ballast was checked," said Nair.
In addition, the Top version has a memory for up to 50,000 readings in up to 999 batches so large volumes of reading data can be recorded, analysed and archived as inspection records for the preparation of the Coating Technical File required by the IMO PSPC Salt Water Ballast Tank coating regulations that have recently come into force.
But they face an undisclosed time penalty after breaking into the emergency fresh water ballast in their boat.
Plastic water ballast roadway traffic control devices have been developed over the past 15 years and offer a greater degree of channelization with a higher margin of safety than the alternatives.
Other ideas that have surfaced at the IMO include a requirement that shipping companies install filters or germ-killers in their ballast tanks and the installation of more efficient water ballast pumping devices in newly built ships.
with the addition of water ballast in the rear drum.
in 1986 when a foreign ship discharged water ballast. Since then, the zebra mussel has spread throughout the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River, creating economic havoc.
Chance said that the main drawback of the water ballast is that it involves additional weight, but this extra load can be dumped overboard when not needed.
It is speculated the predators were transported from Europe in water ballast aboard empty grain freighters from the Soviet Union, and dumped into one or more of the Lakes upon arrival in the United States.
IANS Kochi A blast inside the water ballast of an ONGC tanker ship that killed five persons on Tuesday at the Cochin Shipyard here, is being taken seriously by the Centre and an independent probe is likely, said an Union Minister.
Hempadur Quattro XO 17820 was developed for water ballast tanks in new vessels, however it can also be used as a uni-primer for most vessel areas - above and below the waterline - providing high quality performance and peace of mind for customers.
The vessel has under deck capacities of 1287 c m of fuel, 800 c m of fresh water, 1538 c m of water ballast, 497 c m of brine and 230 c m dry bulk tanks.