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[drahy-dok] /ˈdraɪˌdɒk/

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


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