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  • n. Plural form of drydock.


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  • The shipyard sprawls over 11 square kilometers (4.2 square miles) and includes nine drydocks, the biggest of which is longer than seven football fields and can build four vessels simultaneously.

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  • We were about to set in for refitting in the drydocks of Neptune when Capitaine Merroux of the Frégate Royaux Joyeuse came forth with a grand announcement.

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  • The city has called for the creation of more drydocks — contradicting an earlier action when officials allowed Ikea to dismantle a large drydock in Red Hook — and Monday unveiled a “vision plan” for the Sunset Park industrial waterfront.

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  • Report of the Secretary of the navy, communicating copies of contracts for the construction of drydocks, basins and railways, at Kittery, Philadelphia, ... a floating sectional dock at San Francisco. by Michigan Historical Reprint Series

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  • In 2005, the company added capacity by figuring out how to build giant, oceangoing ships on land, saving itself the time and expense of building more drydocks.

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  • Had he simply spoken up all those years ago about his marriage, I am firmly convinced Mr. Skywalker would be a Senior Technician at Sienar Fleet Systems drydocks snuggling his little honey bunny each night with five kids by now.

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  • Already formidable technical skills were being enhanced through impromptu on-the-job training as they took on some of the more complex tasks usually performed at drydocks and starbases.

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  • The economy is dependent on foreign trade, manufacturing (especially electronics and textiles), and tourism; the state-owned Malta drydocks employs about 3,800 people.

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  • GDP, with the electronics and textile industries major contributors and the state-owned Malta drydocks which employs about 4,300 people.

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  • WHEREAS the Republic of China has requested the United States to transfer to it certain specified naval vessels, craft, and floating drydocks, and to furnish it certain technical advice and assistance in connection with the organization and maintenance by it of a naval establishment; and



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