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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dry dock where the hulls of ships are repaired and maintained.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a dock for holding a ship for graving or cleaning the bottom, etc.
  • n. See under Dock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See dock.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline

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