navy yard


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navy yard

n.
A dockyard for the construction, repair, equipping, or docking of naval vessels.

navy yard

n
(Military) a naval shipyard, esp in the US

na′vy yard`


n.
a government dockyard where naval ships are built, repaired, etc.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.navy yard - a military shipyardnavy yard - a military shipyard      
shipyard - a workplace where ships are built or repaired
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Down through the twilight sank five attacking airships, one to the Navy Yard on East River, one to City Hall, two over the great business buildings of Wall Street and Lower Broadway, one to the Brooklyn Bridge, dropping from among their fellows through the danger zone from the distant guns smoothly and rapidly to a safe proximity to the city masses.
Then into the expectant hush came a great crash and uproar, the breaking down of the Brooklyn Bridge, the rifle fire from the Navy Yard, and the bursting of bombs in Wall Street and the City Hall.
There came, too, longer and longer descriptions of the smashing up of the City Hall and the Navy Yard, and people began to realise faintly what those brief minutes of uproar had meant.
Visit the Navy Yard, and behold a marine, such a man as an American government can make, or such as it can make a man with its black arts -- a mere shadow and reminiscence of humanity, a man laid out alive and standing, and already, as one may say, buried under arms with funeral accompaniments, though it may be
Steiner NYC is currently adding six soundstages to 580,000 square foot Steiner Studios, its state-of-the-art film and television production facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Brooklyn Brewery is expanding its operations and building a new brewery, headquarters and rooftop restaurant and beer garden at the Brooklyn Navy Yards Building 77.
Our investment in Building 77 means thousands more good jobs in the Navy Yard.
David Ehrenberg, president of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC), said, "We are at the start of a multi-generational period of growth that in the years ahead will return employment at the Yard to its highest levels since the 1940s while fueling a continued surge of manufacturing across the city.
Electric contracting company E-J Electric Installation Co reported on Thursday the completion of USD140m electrical installation services throughout 18 floors of the existing one million-square-foot Navy Yard Building 77 in Brooklyn, New York.
Washington Navy Yard, District Of Columbia 20376 United States

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