One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A dock in which water is maintained at a level at which a ship is able to float.
- ‘In response - and true to the third stage of Anyport - the trustees approved the excavation of a wet dock, the first on the Cumberland coast, which opened in 1857.’
- ‘Able UK does not have planning permission to build a dry dock to dispose of these boats, and it won't be allowed to deal with them in a wet dock.’
- ‘In 1715 Liverpool opened the world's first commercial enclosed wet dock, recorded as being 195 yards long by 85-95 yards wide.’
- ‘The first wet dock in Britain was built in Liverpool in 1715.’
- ‘The marina will have a wet dock and gallery with equipment and machines to carry out repair works.’
- ‘Lexden Restorations plans to spend more than £300,000 restoring the wet dock and jetty at the site.’
- ‘In Penzance try the Dolphin Inn on the wet dock, which has been used by mariners for more than 500 years.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.