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floating dock Syllabification: float·ing dock
Pronunciation: /ˈflōdiNG däk/

Definition of floating dock in English:


A submersible floating structure used as a dry dock.
Example sentences
  • At the outbreak of the Second World War the port, with its large graving and floating docks, became a naval base and later an Admiralty dockyard.
  • Our test site offered a sandy beach ideal for easy entry to the water and a floating dock of adequate height to simulate a boat's freeboard.
  • The Foudre class has a 13,000m³ well dock which can be used as a floating dock or to carry land vehicles.
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