Definition of Floating dry dock

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

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Floating Dry Dock

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floating dry dock (current term)
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Literary usage of Floating dry 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 (1908)
"83769 H. floating dry dock No. IV at Rotterdam (Das Rotterdamer Schwimmdock IV). An illustrated detailed description of construction and operation. 2000 w. ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1840)
"Joseph T. Martin has obtained a patent for a new floating dry dock. It is described by the New York Sun, as being so constructed that it may be sunk with ..."

3. The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America from by United States (1862)
"Sectional от balance floating dry dock to be constructed at such harbor on the ... For completing the floating dry dock at Kittery, Maine, three hundred ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas for the by Henry Hilton (1859)
"The New York floating dry dock Co. which was deemed the proper and reasonable one under the circumstances. Seventeen months having gone by since the ..."

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