from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sloping surface leading down to the water, on which ships are built or repaired.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sloping surface, leading down to the shore or to a river, on which ships are built, repaired or stored and from which they are launched.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An inclined plane the lower end of which extends below the water in a slip-dock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
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