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dry-dock

(drī′dŏk′)
tr. & intr.v. dry-docked, dry-dock·ing, dry-docks
To place in or go into a dry dock.

dry′ dock`


n.
a structure able to contain a ship, leaving all parts of the hull accessible for repairs, painting, or construction.
[1620–30]

dry′-dock`



v.t.
1. to place (a ship) in a dry dock.
v.i.
2. (of a ship) to go into a dry dock.
[1880–85]

dry-dock


Past participle: dry-docked
Gerund: dry-docking

Imperative
dry-dock
dry-dock
Present
I dry-dock
you dry-dock
he/she/it dry-docks
we dry-dock
you dry-dock
they dry-dock
Preterite
I dry-docked
you dry-docked
he/she/it dry-docked
we dry-docked
you dry-docked
they dry-docked
Present Continuous
I am dry-docking
you are dry-docking
he/she/it is dry-docking
we are dry-docking
you are dry-docking
they are dry-docking
Present Perfect
I have dry-docked
you have dry-docked
he/she/it has dry-docked
we have dry-docked
you have dry-docked
they have dry-docked
Past Continuous
I was dry-docking
you were dry-docking
he/she/it was dry-docking
we were dry-docking
you were dry-docking
they were dry-docking
Past Perfect
I had dry-docked
you had dry-docked
he/she/it had dry-docked
we had dry-docked
you had dry-docked
they had dry-docked
Future
I will dry-dock
you will dry-dock
he/she/it will dry-dock
we will dry-dock
you will dry-dock
they will dry-dock
Future Perfect
I will have dry-docked
you will have dry-docked
he/she/it will have dry-docked
we will have dry-docked
you will have dry-docked
they will have dry-docked
Future Continuous
I will be dry-docking
you will be dry-docking
he/she/it will be dry-docking
we will be dry-docking
you will be dry-docking
they will be dry-docking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dry-docking
you have been dry-docking
he/she/it has been dry-docking
we have been dry-docking
you have been dry-docking
they have been dry-docking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dry-docking
you will have been dry-docking
he/she/it will have been dry-docking
we will have been dry-docking
you will have been dry-docking
they will have been dry-docking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dry-docking
you had been dry-docking
he/she/it had been dry-docking
we had been dry-docking
you had been dry-docking
they had been dry-docking
Conditional
I would dry-dock
you would dry-dock
he/she/it would dry-dock
we would dry-dock
you would dry-dock
they would dry-dock
Past Conditional
I would have dry-docked
you would have dry-docked
he/she/it would have dry-docked
we would have dry-docked
you would have dry-docked
they would have dry-docked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dry-dock - maneuver (a ship) into a drydock
dock - maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships"
References in classic literature ?
She's going to dry-dock, you see; and you can catch her as late as five to-morrow afternoon--at least, so her first officer told me.
Returning westward again, and scooping in occasional isolated magazines on the high ground back from the shore, he blew up three cruisers and the battleships Oregon, Delaware, New Hampshire, and Florida--the latter had just gone into dry-dock, and the magnificent dry-dock was destroyed along with her.
I had been appointed ex-officio by the British Consul to take charge of her after a man who had died suddenly, leaving for the guidance of his successor some suspiciously un receipted bills, a few dry-dock estimates hinting at bribery, and a quantity of vouchers for three years' extravagant expenditure; all these mixed up to gether in a dusty old violin-case lined with ruby velvet.
The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, was pushed along by a tugboat, its sails already taken down as it prepares to enter dry-dock for the repairs, which the Navy says could take about three years.
However, the revenue for the period remained flat compared to the same period last year due to a temporary dip in project activity in its Caspian business and a number of vessels in dry-dock.
This specific dry-dock operation was not possible previously, because of inadequate lifting for a vessel of this size.
Britannia chief executive Bob Downie said: "The marine surveyors have advised us that the hull is in a great condition and there is no reason to dry-dock Britannia again for at least another 20 years.
In the newest installment of the Princess online dry-dock journal, the current Tahitian Princess will not only undergo a makeover, but also get a new name.
An inspection of a section of the hull revealed an unacceptable level of corrosion, which will require a dry-dock facility to conduct permanent repairs.
ON April 1 the Port of Tyne commenced preparations for the final departure of the Swan Hunter floating dry-dock, which finally left last night.
Recent safety surveys of Submarines in the shipyard dry-dock have shown significant topside safety discrepancies.
The repairs scheduled during this availability are a continuation of the work accomplished during her last major dry-dock period, and we have used that restoration period as a baseline for this one," said Richard Whelan, director of the Naval Historical Center Detachment Boston, the organization responsible for the planning and accomplishment of all repairs and restoration work on board "Old Ironsides.