|Bathybic. Existing in the depths of the sea.
Bathymetric. Pertaining to oceanic soundings.
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.
Batten. Long, narrow, thin strip of wood or metal used for different purposes, particularly for securing hatch tarpaulins. 2. Length of sawn timber from 2 to 4 inches thick and from 5 to 7 inches wide.
Batten Down. To securely cover a hatch with one or more tarpaulins that are secured by hatch battens and wedges.
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