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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of dock.
  • n. The process of cutting off or trimming the tail or ears of an animal.
  • n. The securing of a vessel to the quayside with cables
  • n. The process of connecting one spacecraft to another.
  • n. The sex act of pressing one's penis into the foreskin of another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes or anchors.
  • n. the coming together and joining of two space vehicles. The joining usually is accomplished by bringing special connecting devices, the docking ports, into contact, and fastening the ships together by clamping devices. The docking ports are often fitted so as to allow a passage to be opened between the two space vehciles, and thus to permit transfer of materials or personnel between them.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cutting or clipping, as of a horse's tail.
  • n. The operation of cutting and piercing the dough for sea-biscuit.
  • n. The operation of placing a vessel in a dry-dock for cleansing, inspection, painting, and repairs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes

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