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English → English (gcide) Definition: Wet dock Wet \Wet\ (w[e^]t), a. [Compar. Wetter; superl. Wettest.] [OE. wet, weet, AS. w[=ae]t; akin to OFries. w[=e]t, Icel. v[=a]tr, Sw. v[*a]t, Dan. vaad, and E. water. [root]137. See Water.] [1913 Webster] 1. Containing, or consisting of, water or other liquid; moist; soaked with a liquid; having water or other liquid upon the surface; as, wet land; a wet cloth; a wet table. “Wet cheeks.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season. “Wet October's torrent flood.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Chem.) Employing, or done by means of, water or some other liquid; as, the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed. [1913 Webster] 4. Refreshed with liquor; drunk. [Slang] --Prior. [1913 Webster] Wet blanket, Wet dock, etc. See under Blanket, Dock, etc. Wet goods, intoxicating liquors. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Syn: Nasty; humid; damp; moist. See Nasty. [1913 Webster] Dock \Dock\, n. [Akin to D. dok; of uncertain origin; cf. LL. doga ditch, L. doga ditch, L. doga sort of vessel, Gr. ? receptacle, fr. ? to receive.] 1. An artificial basin or an inclosure in connection with a harbor or river, -- used for the reception of vessels, and provided with gates for keeping in or shutting out the tide. [1913 Webster] 2. The slip or water way extending between two piers or projecting wharves, for the reception of ships; -- sometimes including the piers themselves; as, to be down on the dock. [1913 Webster] 3. The place in court where a criminal or accused person stands. [1913 Webster] Balance dock, a kind of floating dock which is kept level by pumping water out of, or letting it into, the compartments of side chambers. Dry dock, a dock from which the water may be shut or pumped out, especially, one in the form of a chamber having walls and floor, often of masonry and communicating with deep water, but having appliances for excluding it; -- used in constructing or repairing ships. The name includes structures used for the examination, repairing, or building of vessels, as graving docks, floating docks, hydraulic docks, etc. Floating dock, a dock which is made to become buoyant, and, by floating, to lift a vessel out of water. Graving dock, a dock for holding a ship for graving or cleaning the bottom, etc. Hydraulic dock, a dock in which a vessel is raised clear of the water by hydraulic presses. Naval dock, a dock connected with which are naval stores, materials, and all conveniences for the construction and repair of ships. Sectional dock, a form of floating dock made in separate sections or caissons. Slip dock, a dock having a sloping floor that extends from deep water to above high-water mark, and upon which is a railway on which runs a cradle carrying the ship. Wet dock, a dock where the water is shut in, and kept at a given level, to facilitate the loading and unloading of ships; -- also sometimes used as a place of safety; a basin. [1913 Webster]

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