American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A structure that can be submerged to permit the entry and docking of a ship and then raised to lift the ship from the water for repairs. Also called floating drydock.
- n. A dock that is supported by metal pipes on which it can move up and down with the rise and fall of the water level.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a dock which is made to become buoyant, and, by floating, to lift a vessel out of water.
- adj. (Naut.) See under Dock.
- n. dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised
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