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dry dock

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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dock \Dock\, n. [Akin to D. dok; of uncertain origin; cf. LL.
     doga ditch, L. doga ditch, L. doga sort of vessel, Gr. ?
     receptacle, fr. ? to receive.]
     1. An artificial basin or an inclosure in connection with a
        harbor or river, -- used for the reception of vessels, and
        provided with gates for keeping in or shutting out the
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     2. The slip or water way extending between two piers or
        projecting wharves, for the reception of ships; --
        sometimes including the piers themselves; as, to be down
        on the dock.
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     3. The place in court where a criminal or accused person
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     Balance dock, a kind of floating dock which is kept level
        by pumping water out of, or letting it into, the
        compartments of side chambers.
     Dry dock, a dock from which the water may be shut or pumped
        out, especially, one in the form of a chamber having walls
        and floor, often of masonry and communicating with deep
        water, but having appliances for excluding it; -- used in
        constructing or repairing ships. The name includes
        structures used for the examination, repairing, or
        building of vessels, as graving docks, floating docks,
        hydraulic docks, etc.
     Floating dock, a dock which is made to become buoyant, and,
        by floating, to lift a vessel out of water.
     Graving dock, a dock for holding a ship for graving or
        cleaning the bottom, etc.
     Hydraulic dock, a dock in which a vessel is raised clear of
        the water by hydraulic presses.
     Naval dock, a dock connected with which are naval stores,
        materials, and all conveniences for the construction and
        repair of ships.
     Sectional dock, a form of floating dock made in separate
        sections or caissons.
     Slip dock, a dock having a sloping floor that extends from
        deep water to above high-water mark, and upon which is a
        railway on which runs a cradle carrying the ship.
     Wet dock, 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
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dry dock \Dry" dock`\ (Naut.)
     See under Dock.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dry \Dry\ (dr[imac]), a. [Compar. Drier; superl. Driest.]
     [OE. dru[yogh]e, druye, drie, AS. dryge; akin to LG.
     dr["o]ge, D. droog, OHG. trucchan, G. trocken, Icel. draugr a
     dry log. Cf. Drought, Drouth, 3d Drug.]
     1. Free from moisture; having little humidity or none; arid;
        not wet or moist; deficient in the natural or normal
        supply of moisture, as rain or fluid of any kind; -- said
        (a) Of the weather: Free from rain or mist.
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                  The weather, we agreed, was too dry for the
                  season.                           --Addison.
        (b) Of vegetable matter: Free from juices or sap; not
            succulent; not green; as, dry wood or hay.
        (c) Of animals: Not giving milk; as, the cow is dry.
        (d) Of persons: Thirsty; needing drink.
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                  Give the dry fool drink.          -- Shak
        (e) Of the eyes: Not shedding tears.
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                  Not a dry eye was to be seen in the assembly. --
        (f) (Med.) Of certain morbid conditions, in which there is
            entire or comparative absence of moisture; as, dry
            gangrene; dry catarrh.
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     2. Destitute of that which interests or amuses; barren;
        unembellished; jejune; plain.
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              These epistles will become less dry, more
              susceptible of ornament.              --Pope.
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     3. Characterized by a quality somewhat severe, grave, or
        hard; hence, sharp; keen; shrewd; quaint; as, a dry tone
        or manner; dry wit.
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              He was rather a dry, shrewd kind of body. --W.
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     4. (Fine Arts) Exhibiting a sharp, frigid preciseness of
        execution, or the want of a delicate contour in form, and
        of easy transition in coloring.
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     Dry area (Arch.), a small open space reserved outside the
        foundation of a building to guard it from damp.
     Dry blow.
        (a) (Med.) A blow which inflicts no wound, and causes no
            effusion of blood.
        (b) A quick, sharp blow.
     Dry bone (Min.), Smithsonite, or carbonate of zinc; -- a
        miner's term.
     Dry castor (Zool.) a kind of beaver; -- called also
        parchment beaver.
     Dry cupping. (Med.) See under Cupping.
     Dry dock. See under Dock.
     Dry fat. See Dry vat (below).
     Dry light, pure unobstructed light; hence, a clear,
        impartial view. --Bacon.
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              The scientific man must keep his feelings under
              stern control, lest they obtrude into his
              researches, and color the dry light in which alone
              science desires to see its objects.   -- J. C.
     Dry masonry. See Masonry.
     Dry measure, a system of measures of volume for dry or
        coarse articles, by the bushel, peck, etc.
     Dry pile (Physics), a form of the Voltaic pile, constructed
        without the use of a liquid, affording a feeble current,
        and chiefly useful in the construction of electroscopes of
        great delicacy; -- called also Zamboni's, from the names
        of the two earliest constructors of it.
     Dry pipe (Steam Engine), a pipe which conducts dry steam
        from a boiler.
     Dry plate (Photog.), a glass plate having a dry coating
        sensitive to light, upon which photographic negatives or
        pictures can be made, without moistening.
     Dry-plate process, the process of photographing with dry
     Dry point. (Fine Arts)
        (a) An engraving made with the needle instead of the
            burin, in which the work is done nearly as in etching,
            but is finished without the use acid.
        (b) A print from such an engraving, usually upon paper.
        (c) Hence: The needle with which such an engraving is
     Dry rent (Eng. Law), a rent reserved by deed, without a
        clause of distress. --Bouvier.
     Dry rot, a decay of timber, reducing its fibers to the
        condition of a dry powdery dust, often accompanied by the
        presence of a peculiar fungus ({Merulius lacrymans),
        which is sometimes considered the cause of the decay; but
        it is more probable that the real cause is the
        decomposition of the wood itself. --D. C. Eaton. Called
        also sap rot, and, in the United States, powder post.
     Dry stove, a hothouse adapted to preserving the plants of
        arid climates. --Brande & C.
     Dry vat, a vat, basket, or other receptacle for dry
     Dry wine, that in which the saccharine matter and
        fermentation were so exactly balanced, that they have
        wholly neutralized each other, and no sweetness is
        perceptible; -- opposed to sweet wine, in which the
        saccharine matter is in excess.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  dry dock
       n : a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for
           building ships or for repairing a ship below its
           waterline [syn: drydock, graving dock]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "dry dock":
     anchorage, anchorage ground, basin, berth, breakwater, bulkhead,
     dock, dockage, dockyard, embankment, groin, harbor, harborage,
     haven, jetty, jutty, landing, landing place, landing stage, marina,
     mole, moorings, pier, port, protected anchorage, quay, road, roads,
     roadstead, seaport, seawall, shipyard, slip, wharf  

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