drydock

Definitions of drydock
  1. noun
    a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline
    synonyms: dry dock, graving dock
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    types:
    floating dock, floating dry dock
    dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised
    type of:
    dock, dockage, docking facility
    landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out
  2. verb
    maneuver (a ship) into a drydock
    synonyms: dry-dock
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    type of:
    dock
    maneuver into a dock
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