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"dry dock" in British English

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dry docknoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​area of ​water that can be ​emptied and used for ​repairingships
(Definition of dry dock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dry dock" in Business English

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dry docknoun [C]

uk   us  
TRANSPORT an ​area from which the water can be ​removed in ​order for ​ships to be ​built or ​repaired: In the dry ​dock, a ​craneliftsmassivesteelsections for ​finalassembly of a gigantic ​oiltanker.
(Definition of dry dock from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dry dock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 干船坞…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乾船塢…
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