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a basin-like structure that is large enough to admit a ship and that can be pumped dry for work on the ship's bottom
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dry dock[′drī ‚däk]
A dock providing support for a vessel and a means for removing the water so that the bottom of the vessel can be exposed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.