dry dock

noun

Definition of dry dock

  1. :  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.

1626

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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