dockyard dock"yard`, n. A yard or storage place for all sorts of naval stores and timber for shipbuilding. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • dockyard — dock‧yard [ˈdɒkjɑːd ǁ ˈdɑːkjɑːrd] noun [countable] a place where ships are built or repaired: • Falmouth has dockyards which now are used mainly for the repair of oil tankers and naval ships. * * * dockyard UK US /ˈdɒkjɑːd/ noun [C] TRANSPORT ► a …   Financial and business terms

  • Dockyard — (engl.), Schiffswerfte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dockyard — Dockyard, engl., Schiffswerfte …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • dockyard — ► NOUN ▪ an area with docks and equipment for repairing and maintaining ships …   English terms dictionary

  • dockyard — [däk′yärd΄] n. 1. SHIPYARD 2. Brit. term for NAVY YARD …   English World dictionary

  • dockyard — UK [ˈdɒkˌjɑː(r)d] / US [ˈdɑkˌjɑrd] noun [countable] Word forms dockyard : singular dockyard plural dockyards a place where ships are built or repaired. a naval dockyard …   English dictionary

  • dockyard — dock|yard [ dak,jard ] noun count a place where ships are built or repaired: SHIPYARD: a naval dockyard …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dockyard — [[t]dɒ̱kjɑː(r)d[/t]] dockyards N COUNT A dockyard is a place where ships are built, maintained, and repaired …   English dictionary

  • dockyard — noun Date: 1704 1. shipyard 2. British navy yard …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dockyard — /dok yahrd /, n. 1. a waterside area containing docks, workshops, warehouses, etc., for building, outfitting, and repairing ships, for storing naval supplies, etc. 2. Brit. a navy yard. [1695 1705; DOCK1 + YARD2] * * * …   Universalium

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