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dock1

dock1

 
 
pronunciation:
dak
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a raised platform that is built out into the water, or the water between two such platforms.
The boats are tied up at the dock.The boat floated into the dock.
 
synonyms:
jetty, pier, quay, wharf
similar words:
landing
definition 2: (often plural) a general landing area for ships.
The docks were filled with ships unloading their cargo.
similar words:
platform, slip
definition 3: a raised platform used to load and unload trucks or trains.
The boxes on the dock will be loaded onto the truck.
synonyms:
landing, platform
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: docked, docking, docks
definition 1: to bring to a dock or landing area.
He docked the boat and began to unload.
similar words:
anchor, land
definition 2: to link with another spacecraft while out in space.
In 1975, a Russian spacecraft and an American spacecraft docked while in orbit.
synonyms:
connect, couple, join, link
similar words:
rendezvous
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