verb (used with object)
to place (a ship) in a dry dock.
verb (used without object)
(of a ship) to go into a dry dock.
a structure able to contain a ship and to be drained or lifted so as to leave the ship free of water with all parts of the hull accessible for repairs, painting, etc.
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
to put (a ship) into a dry dock, or (of a ship) to go into a dry dock
- Dry drunk
noun 1. an alcoholic who is not currently drinking alcohol but is still following an irregular undisciplined lifestyle like that of a drunkard
[drahy-dok-ij] /ˈdraɪˌdɒk ɪdʒ/ noun 1. the act or fact of placing a ship in a dry dock. 2. a charge for repairs in a dry dock: Dry-dockage is the largest item in the ship’s maintenance.
[drahy-er] /ˈdraɪ ər/ noun 1. Also, drier. a machine, appliance, or apparatus for removing moisture, as by forced ventilation or heat: hair dryer; clothes dryer. 2. 1 (defs 1, 2). /ˈdraɪə/ noun 1. a person or thing that dries 2. an apparatus for removing moisture by forced draught, heating, or centrifuging 3. any of certain […]
[druhj] /drʌdʒ/ noun 1. a person who does menial, distasteful, dull, or hard work. 2. a person who works in a routine, unimaginative way. verb (used without object), drudged, drudging. 3. to perform menial, distasteful, dull, or hard work. /drʌdʒ/ noun 1. a person, such as a servant, who works hard at wearisome menial tasks […]