Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of dock.

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Examples

  • 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.

    World Watch

  • 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.

    Space Diary: Shuttle retirement

  • 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.

    Space Diary: Space Travel

  • 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.

    Space Diary: Wayne Hale

  • 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.

    Space Diary: No Shuttle Left Behind

  • Until, years later, I realized that the cost of missing inventory was docked from the pay of the store staff.

    thieves like us

  • Until, years later, I realized that the cost of missing inventory was docked from the pay of the store staff.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • Coast Guard cutter by the same name docked in Astoria.

    Oregon Coast Travel, Tourism, Science, Entertainment News - Breaking News from the Oregon Coast

  • 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.

    Kathy Freston: The Vegan Thing

  • When users first fire up their gPC, they'll get a Mac-like desktop with a series of program icons "docked" across the bottom.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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