A boat in dry dock waiting for repairs.
dry dock definition by Webster's New World
a dock from which the water can be emptied, used for building and repairing ships
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transitive verb, intransitive verb
to place or go into a dry dock
dry dock definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A large dock in the form of a basin from which the water can be emptied, used for building or repairing a ship below its water line.
tr. & intr.v. dry-docked, dry-dock·ing, dry-docks
To place in or go into a dry dock.