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dry dock

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dry dock, drydock, graving dockverb

    a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline

  2. dry-dock, drydockverb

    maneuver (a ship) into a drydock

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dry dock

    see under Dock

Freebase

  1. Dry dock

    A dry dock is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform. Dry docks are used for the construction, maintenance, and repair of ships, boats, and other water craft.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dry dock

    An artificial receptacle for examining and repairing vessels. (See GRAVING-DOCK.)

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dry dock in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dry dock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of dry dock in a Sentence

  1. Sean Kearns:

    Not only will it allow the public to go on a virtual tour to areas of the ship that will not be accessible while Old Ironsides is in dry dock, it will also bring this virtual tour experience to millions of people worldwide who might otherwise never get the chance to visit the ship in person.

  2. Sean Kearns:

    It enabled Google to photograph the ship pierside in her normal fully-rigged configuration before we down-rig the ship and move her into dry dock for restoration work.

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