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Noun: drydock  'drI,dók
  1. A large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline
    - dry dock, graving dock
Verb: drydock  'drI,dók
  1. Manoeuvre (a ship) into a drydock
    - dry-dock

Derived forms: dry docks, dry-docks, dry-docking, dry-docked, drydocked, drydocks, drydocking

Type of: dock, dockage, docking facility

Part of: shipyard

Encyclopedia: Drydock