dry-dock

verb \ ˈdrī-ˌdäk \

Definition of dry-dock

transitive verb
:to place in a dry dock

First Known Use of dry-dock

1854


dry dock

noun

Definition of dry dock

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

Examples of dry dock in a Sentence

  1. The dry dock is full.

  2. The ship is in dry dock.

First Known Use of dry dock

1626


DRY-DOCK Defined for English Language Learners

dry dock

noun

Definition of dry dock for English Language Learners

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


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