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
The dry dock is full.
The ship is in dry dock.
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DRY DOCK Defined for English Language Learners
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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