Definition of graving dock in English:

graving dock

Line breaks: grav¦ing dock


Another term for dry dock.
More example sentences
  • On April 5, a fleet of DMS tugs guided the warship from Fleet Base East to the southern section of the graving dock.
  • The Venezia scheme took the outlines of the 1797 graving docks and extruded them as rectangular elements, raised at right angles to the building.
  • Three covered graving docks were constructed and eyewitness reports indicate all three now have carriers building in them.


early 19th century: graving from grave4.

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