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- n. A dock that has a constant level of water in which a vessel floats
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a dock where the water is shut in, and kept at a given level, to facilitate the loading and unloading of ships; -- also sometimes used as a place of safety; a basin.
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