dry dock

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dry dock

noun

: a dock that can be kept dry and that is used for building or repairing boats or ships

Full Definition of DRY DOCK

:  a dock that can be kept dry for use during the construction or repairing of ships

Examples of DRY DOCK

  1. The dry dock is full.
  2. The ship is in dry dock.

First Known Use of DRY DOCK

1626

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