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DRY DOCK [2 records]

Record 1 2017-12-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Shipbuilding Yards and Docks
DEF

A dock with gates from which water may be drained or pumped, leaving it dry to enable a vessel to be built or repaired.

OBS

dry dock: term and definition standardized by ISO.

Key term(s)
  • drydock

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chantiers maritimes
DEF

Grande fosse destinée à la [construction ou à la] réparation des navires, que l'on ferme à volonté par une porte étanche à l'eau et que l'on assèche par pompage.

OBS

cale sèche; cale de radoub; bassin de radoub; bassin de carénage : termes uniformisés par le Comité de normalisation de la terminologie navale.

OBS

cale sèche; cale de radoub; bassin de radoub : termes et définition normalisés par l'ISO.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Astilleros y dársenas
DEF

Dársena artificial para construcción y reparación de barcos, abierta a una corriente navegable, provista de compuertas a la entrada que, una vez cerradas, permiten achicar el agua del interior del dique hasta que el barco quede seco convenientemente apuntalado.

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Record 2 2017-07-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Shipbuilding Yards and Docks
  • Ship Maintenance
DEF

To place a ship in a dry dock.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chantiers maritimes
  • Entretien des navires

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Astilleros y dársenas
  • Mantenimiento de los buques
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