Definition of Floating dock

1. Noun. Dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised.

Exact synonyms: Floating Dry Dock
Generic synonyms: Dry Dock, Drydock, Graving Dock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floating Dock

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floating-point number
floating-point operation
floating-point representation system
floating-point unit
floating-point units
floating bridge
floating cartilage
floating dock (current term)
floating dry dock
floating feeling
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floating islands
floating kidney
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floating point operations

Literary usage of Floating dock

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"1704 A. An Off-Shore floating dock for Pe- narth. Illustrated description of a dock built at Cardiff. ... A. I2,ooo-Ton Pontoon floating dock for Kobe. ..."

2. Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects by Royal Institution of Naval Architects (1879)
"These are called the Double Power floating dock and the Hydraulic Grid ; the first being detached and requiring no foundations, and the second being a ..."

3. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1898)
"This is the very first instance on record of the use of a floating dock, and it was directly brought about by the absence of the hitherto essential tide. ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"Floating-dock at Saigon, with the Perseverante of 70 guns. (From a Photograph.) down by screws in order to preserve the stability of the whole while it is ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Colin Blackburn Blackburn, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1853)
"Looking to the manner in which the floating dock is constructed and used, we think that the ... This floating dock exactly resembles a ship at anchor, ..."

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