verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of dry-dock
Definition for dry-dock (2 of 2)
Origin of dry dock
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The dry-dock accommodates a ship as long as three hundred and forty feet, and is one hundred feet across.
Just when all sails were set and he was nearing perfection, he met with a disaster which promptly relegated him to the dry-dock.Sandy|Alice Hegan Rice
If the foregoing instructions have been carried out carefully the dry-dock should ride lightly on the water.
However, an unobstructed channel through the water to the dry-dock was first necessary.The New York Obelisk|Charles E. Moldenke
The dry-dock here described is a model that is towed to a disabled vessel.