docking keel

noun

: either of two keels placed near and parallel to the bilge keels of some ships and between them and the main keel and used for supporting the ship in dry dock

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“Docking keel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/docking%20keel. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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