English version

dry dock in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdry dockˈdry dock noun [countable]  TTWa place where a ship can be taken out of the water for repairs
Examples from the Corpus
dry dockIt is now ready to be moved to a dry dock.Although occasionally an older vessel may substitute for one in dry dock, many venerable craft have been pensioned off.There were only a few weeks now before she went into dry dock.Like they got rid of that dry dock down there.He said that the dry dock was the bellwether.