Definition of wet dock in English:

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wet dock

Pronunciation: /ˈwet ˌdäk/


A dock in which water is maintained at a level that keeps a vessel afloat.
Example sentences
  • The marina will have a wet dock and gallery with equipment and machines to carry out repair works.
  • Lexden Restorations plans to spend more than £300,000 restoring the wet dock and jetty at the site.
  • In Penzance try the Dolphin Inn on the wet dock, which has been used by mariners for more than 500 years.

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