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Meaning of "wet dock" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WET DOCK

wet dock  [wet dɒk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WET DOCK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wet dock is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WET DOCK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wet dock

Dock (maritime)

A dock is a human-made structure or group of structures involved in the handling of boats or ships, usually on or close to a shore. However, the exact meaning varies among different variants of the English language. "Dock" may also refer to a dockyard or shipyard where the loading, unloading, building, or repairing of ships occurs.

Definition of wet dock in the English dictionary

The definition of wet dock in the dictionary is a dock in which a high level of water is maintained.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WET DOCK


burdock
ˈbɜːˌdɒk
butterdock
ˈbʌtəˌdɒk
candock
ˈkændɒk
doc
dɒk
dock
dɒk
docks
dɒk
drama-doc
ˈdrɑːməˌdɒk
dry-dock
ˈdraɪˌdɒk
hardoke
ˈhɑːdɒk
Kodok
ˈkəʊdɒk
Murdoch
ˈmɜːdɒk
opodeldoc
ˌɒpəˈdɛldɒk
pondok
ˈpɒndɒk
postdoc
ˈpəʊstˌdɒk
redock
riːˈdɒk
spatterdock
ˈspætərˌdɒk
undock
ʌnˈdɒk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WET DOCK

wet
wet AMD
wet bar
wet behind the ears
wet blanket
wet cell
wet chinook
wet dream
wet fish
wet fly
wet look
wet nurse
wet one´s whistle
wet pack
wet room
wet rot
wet shave
wet steam
wet suit
wet wipe

WORDS THAT END LIKE WET DOCK

container dock
daddock
dry dock
finnan haddock
floating dock
floating dry dock
graving dock
haddock
holding paddock
inner dock
paddock
piddock
puddock
ruddock
sacrifice paddock
scene dock
shaddock
smoked haddock
spell a paddock
the long paddock

Synonyms and antonyms of wet dock in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wet dock» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WET DOCK

Find out the translation of wet dock to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wet dock from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wet dock» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

湿船坞
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dársena
570 millions of speakers

English

wet dock
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गीला गोदी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قفص الاتهام الرطب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мокрый док
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

doca molhada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভিজা ডক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

darse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dok basah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hafenbecken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

係船ドック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

습식 도크
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wet dock
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bến tàu ướt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஈரமான கப்பல்துறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओले डॉक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Islak iskele
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

darsena
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dok na mokro
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мокрий док
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

doc umed
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καρνάγιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nat beskuldigdebank
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

våt docka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

våt dock
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wet dock

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WET DOCK»

The term «wet dock» is used very little and occupies the 159.918 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WET DOCK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wet dock

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WET DOCK»

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Observations on the Advantages of a Wet-Dock for the Port of ...
site side tho' apparently eligible at first sight, is not so in reality, for in calculating distance between places, we must look to the means of communication, and to the obstacles intervening to be able to judge of the facility, as it regards expense,  ...
‎1824
2
First [and Second] Report[s] of the Commissioners
On surveying the present wet-dock, tide-harbour, and shore to the east and west thereof, and examining the shipping and trade of the port, it soon became quite obvious that the rapidly increasing shipping of Dundee could be accommodated  ...
Great Britain. Tidal harbours commission, 1847
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Appendix, C., to Second Report of the Commissioners, with ...
On surveyin the present wet-dock, tide~harbour, and shore to the east and west thereof, and ex-_ amining the shipping and trade of the port, it soon became quite obvious that the rapidly increasing shipping of Dundee could be accommodated  ...
Great Britain. Royal Commission on Tidal Harbours, 1847
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A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great ...
It could accommodate the largest commercial vessels such as 600 ton (unladeni East Indiamen, A perspective view of Howland Great Wet Dock, as it was called, is depicted in a drawing by Thomas Badeslade (q.v.) engraved by John Kip c.
A. W. Skempton, 2002
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, Dictionary of Arts, ...
A wet dock without gates is generally distinguished by the name of a basin, which , however, is sometimes indiscriminately applied to a wet dock whether with or without gates. A dry dock either becomes dry by the ebbing of the tide when the ...
Thomas Stewart Traill, 1855
6
reports from commisioners
For this purpose, therefore, it occurs to me, that in addition to the small extension of the Pier I have proposed, the most effectual plan would be to construct a Wet Dock with a Lock in the interior Harbour, which not only affords sufficient space for ...
‎1816
7
House of Commons Papers
For the question, 26 votes : Against the question, 51 : Neuter, 2 : Total present, 79 shares : Majority against converting the old harbour into a wet dock, and making another entrance from the Humber, near to the north-east point of the citadel, ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1841
8
The Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, Dictionary of Arts, ...
A wet dock may either have gates to retain the water in it, so that ships shall constantly remain afloat, or be left open for the tide to flow into and ebb out of it at pleasure, either leaving it dry at low water, or with a certain depth of water remaining ...
‎1842
9
2008 Regulations and Navigation in Panama Canal Waters
Movement to and from the dry dock will normally be made from the wet dock adjacent to that facility. Panama Canal pilots will pilot a vessel destined to enter the dry dock from sea to the wet berth associated with that dock. If no wet berth is  ...
Griffes
10
Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, ...
A wet dock, without gates, is generally distinguished by the name of a basin, which, however, is sometimes indiscriminately applied to a wet dock, whether with or without gates. A dry dock either becomes dry by the ebbing of the tide, when the ...
‎1824

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WET DOCK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wet dock is used in the context of the following news items.
1
One of world's largest superyachts docks at Pendennis Shipyard in …
PENDENNIS Shipyard's newly-built wet dock complex had a real baptism of fire on Monday when one of the world's largest superyachts, the 85.6-metre Aquila, ... «Falmouth Packet, Jun 15»
2
Concern raised over plans for bridge at wet dock in Ipswich
The ambitious idea to build the bridge connecting the island part of the wet dock with New Cut West, close to Bath Street was announced last year, and hopes to ... «Ipswich Star, Mar 15»
3
New Holland America ship takes to the water
The initial stages of a cruise ship's construction take place in a dry dock facility. ... is flooded and the ship is floated to a wet dock where construction continues. «USA TODAY, Mar 15»
4
It floats! New Royal Caribbean ship takes to the water
The initial stages of a cruise ship's construction take place in a dry dock facility. ... to a wet dock where construction continues (click through the carousel above ... «USA TODAY, Feb 15»
5
HMAS Gladstone makes new home at East Shores
HMAS Gladstone has finally been moved to a wet dock at East Shores, after being moored in the Gladstone Harbour since 2007. But residents eager to climb ... «Gladstone Observer, Nov 14»
6
Scottish fact of the day: Leith Docks
Another drawbridge was built at Bernard Street at the turn of the nineteenth century, and in 1806 the first of the wet docks - the Old East Dock - was completed, ... «Scotsman, Nov 14»
7
Ipswich Waterfront plan 'critical to town's future'
"The construction of the wet dock crossing would unleash the island site's significant economic potential creating the circumstances for Ipswich's own Enterprise ... «BBC News, Oct 14»
8
Floods don't wash with this amphibious floating house
The house is set into a wet dock with retaining walls and a base slab. Four vertical posts, or "dolphins," are used to guide the house upwards in a stable manner ... «Gizmag, Oct 14»
9
SLIDESHOW: Wet dock at Cambridge University boathouse site in …
SLIDESHOW: Wet dock at Cambridge University boathouse site in Ely now connected to River Great Ouse. By ElyWeeklyNews | Posted: October 07, 2014. «Ely News, Oct 14»
10
Thomson Cruises to Upgrade Two Ships
The 54,000-ton, 1,506-passenger Thomson Dream will go into wet dock at the end of November for a week, ahead of a Transatlantic cruise. The 33,933-ton ... «Cruise Critic, Sep 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wet dock [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wet-dock>. Dec 2019 ».
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