drydock

Definitions of drydock
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n 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
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

v maneuver (a ship) into a drydock

Synonyms:
dry-dock
Type of:
dock
maneuver into a dock

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