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wet dock

wet dock
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wet dok]
    • /wɛt dɒk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wet dok]
    • /wɛt dɒk/

Definitions of wet dock words

  • noun wet dock a dock accessible only around the time of high tide and entered through locks or gates. 1
  • noun wet dock a dock in which a high level of water is maintained 0

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Origin of wet dock

First appearance:

before 1620
One of the 42% oldest English words
First recorded in 1620-30

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Wet dock

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

wet dock popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

wet dock usage trend in Literature

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