Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Cut off short; having the end or tail cut off; specifically, in entomology, cut off sharply in any direction, as if with a knife; truncated, as a tip or apex.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of dock.
“Residents scrambled to stockpile food and authorities ordered ships to remain docked as southern China geared up for a super typhoon after it killed 15 people and wiped out crops in the northern Philippines.”
“It's OK for a short term docked mission, but over the long term the control system would have a hard time compensating for it.”
“Until, years later, I realized that the cost of missing inventory was docked from the pay of the store staff.”
“Coast Guard cutter by the same name docked in Astoria.”
“Their beaks are cut off, tails "docked," and toes/claws removed - all without anesthesia - so that their desperate attempts at escape or survival are foiled.”
“When users first fire up their gPC, they'll get a Mac-like desktop with a series of program icons "docked" across the bottom.”
“So, I think he's kind of docked the ship of his self, if you will, which is free floating in a drama that he finds compelling and that will get him attention.”
“Finally, Neddy and Teddy were "brought to anchor" in some friendly stable, in none oftener than in ours of Heathknowes, where cargo was unloaded and sometimes even the ships themselves "docked" and laid up for repairs.”
“Every other quarter of a year something has been 'docked' off our earnings, until it is almost impossible for men with families to live decently by their labour; and now, for the first time, they pretend to feel for them.”
“In the southern part of Budapest, the A38 Ukrainian ship-cum-restaurant is a cultural venue 'docked' at the Petőfi Bridge, which opened in April 2003.”
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