First Known Use of dry-dock
Definition of dry dock
Examples of dry dock in a Sentence
The dry dock is full.
The ship is in dry dock.
Recent Examples of dry dock from the Web
Carnival on Thursday announced that its 23-year-old, 2,056-passenger Carnival Fascination would undergo a significant overhaul in dry dock in February.
The Titanic's launch was delayed by six weeks because her sister ship Olympic needed repairs in the same dry dock.
The remainder of the German submarine fleet is in port at the German naval base in Eckernförde—waiting for dry docks in Kiel to open up.
Indeed, the Falcon isn’t an easy spacecraft to put in dry dock.
The dry dock that was the first component of what would become the Naval Support Activity was eventually moved to Pearl Harbor.
Symphony was floated out from a dry dock at STX France in June, a construction milestone that marked the end of basic exterior work.
Workers scooped out the soggy earth around a disused dry dock, leaving the concrete shell intact.
During the ceremony the first pre-fabricated block of the ship's structure was placed into a dry dock where the initial phases of construction will take place.
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First Known Use of dry dock
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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