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Definition of Dock
DockDock 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
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.
3. The place in court where a criminal or accused person
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. DockDock Dock (d[o^]k), n. [AS. docce; of uncertain origin; cf. G.
docken-bl["a]tter, Gael. dogha burdock, OF. doque; perh. akin
to L. daucus, daucum, Gr. ?, ?, a kind of parsnip or carrot,
used in medicine. Cf. Burdock.] (Bot.)
A genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are
well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult
Note: Yellow dock is Rumex crispus, with smooth curly
leaves and yellow root, which that of other species is
used medicinally as an astringent and tonic.
Dock Dock, v. t.
To draw, law, or place (a ship) in a dock, for repairing,
cleaning the bottom, etc.
Meaning of Dock from wikipedia
(computing), a graphical
user interface feature Dock
(macOS), a toolbar-like application launcher
in the macOS operating
. Two versions
of the docking program
6 and DOCK
3. Ligand sampling methods
used by the program DOCK
- other Docking
@Home, a distributed computing project Docking
, a synonym
in geology Docking
, Norfolk, a village Docking
- A dry dock
) is a narrow basin
that can be flooded
a load to be floated
in, then drained
- A dock connector
is a connector
used to attach
a mobile electronic device simultaneously
to multiple external
resources. The dock connector
obtusifolius, commonly known
as bitter dock
, broad-leaved dock
, bluntleaf dock
leaf or butter dock
, is a perennial plant
in the family
- On the Docks
(Chinese: 海港; pinyin: hǎi gǎng) is a Chinese revolutionary opera
and one of the eight model plays available during
is a practice
of unloading materials
from a manufacturer
or mode of transportation directly
to the customer
- Dock jumping
as dock diving
is a dog sport
from a dock
into a body of water. There...
- "Hickory ****ory Dock
" or "Hickety ****ety Dock
" is a po****r English language nursery
rhyme. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number
of 6489. The most common...
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