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B is for Bull, like the words from your mouth

-Ball lightning – a rare form of lightning that may consist of a reddish, luminous bal of electricity or charged air
 
-Beam - the breadth of a ship
 
-Bilge - the lower levels of a hold or compartment where water and sludge is collected
 
-Binnacle - metal or wooden housing for the magnetic compass
 
-Black body - a hypothetical object that absorbs all of the radiation that strikes it. It also emits radiation at a maximum rate of its given temperature
 
-Bow - the pointy end of a ship
 
-Bridge - where the navigation happens; also referred to as the "wheelhouse" or "conning station;" usually houses the helm and equipment required for navigation
 
-Bulkhead - wall on a ship