Definition of Floating Dock in English :

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Floating Dock meaning in English

Meaning of Floating Dock in English

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Floating Dock pronunciation in English

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Floating Dock

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Noun

1. floating dock, floating dry dock

dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised

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Floating Dock

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noun
a large boxlike structure that can be submerged to allow a vessel to enter it and then floated to raise the vessel out of the water for maintenance or repair
. Also called: floating dry dock

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Floating Dock

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n.
1. A structure that can be submerged to permit the entry and docking of a ship and then raised to lift the ship from the water for repairs. Also called floating drydock.
2. A dock that is held in place laterally, as by pilings, but rests on floats and is free to rise and fall with changes in the water level.

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