Translation of dry dock in Spanish:

dry dock

dique seco, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdraɪ ˌdɑk///

noun

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    dique seco masculine
    to be in dry dock estar en dique seco
    • Campaigners hope to raise £20,000 to remove the craft from moorings at Sunbury and take it to a dry dock in Caversham, Reading, where it can be restored to its former glory.
    • By the autumn of 1996 there was sufficient funding to allow the ship to be moved into the adjacent dry dock at Hartlepool Historic Quay to begin the crucial work on the below-the-waterline hull structure.
    • The vessel was floated by the flooding of the dry dock, rather than from a slipway.
    • There is at least one dry dock on site that can be used specifically for ship outfitting.
    • Volunteers cleared trees and undergrowth to uncover historic waterway features, including a dry dock, a saw pit and the remains of the lock keeper's cottage.
    • Many were built in the dry docks at Southampton and Portsmouth while smaller ones were constructed at Stokes Bay, Gosport and Beaulieu.
    • The site currently comprises three dry docks, one of which will be filled in to facilitate construction of a large shipbuilding hall.
    • Shipbuilding and repair in dry docks are also significant.
    • The plan says 400 homes could be built, with galleries, cafes and speciality shops nearby, and a striking ‘boutique’ hotel overlooking the nearby dry dock, which would also be restored.
    • I had to go and work in the dry docks in winter, cycling to my work, and training part-time at Falkirk.
    • Options include towing the ship to a dry dock, having it repaired, then towing it back to its berth at the park.
    • The whole of the Latimer's Landing area had been reserved for ship repairs and a dry dock, a business activity which Portnet believed would grow.
    • Escaping the professor, we walked right round the island's ruined walls, past the stone dry dock where the Phoenicians assembled new ships from kits sent over from the mother city.
    • They were painting a ship on Sunday while standing on a platform attached to the crane which collapsed in one of the world's busiest dry docks.
    • ‘Work on restoring the double dry dock is now underway,’ John added.
    • The Helena was moved into one of Percy's dry docks.
    • It is a very big day for me and for the workforce because lots of people never expected us to build a ship and finish a ship and it will be a ship the moment it floats out of the dry dock.
    • The firm stepped up its preparations to win lucrative aircraft carrier contracts by taking out a long-term lease on a Clydeport dry dock in Port Glasgow.
    • The sponsored walk, in March, gave members the chance to see locks and dry docks, which had been lost in undergrowth for a century.
    • The partially destroyed Merrimack at Norfolk, of course, was a godsend for the nascent Confederate navy, as was the shipyard's huge dry dock.

intransitive verb

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    entrar en dique seco