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Synonyms for dock

Synonyms for dock

an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial

a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles

a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded

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landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired

the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair

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a short or shortened tail of certain animals

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deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

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deduct from someone's wages

remove or shorten the tail of an animal

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Then one day, as he was wending his weary way to the docks, he met a friend and former shipmate a little older than himself outside the Fenchurch Street Railway Station.
he remarked, as they made their way across the dock.
A hulk came along- side, took our cargo, and then we went into dry dock to get our copper stripped.
Here's the docks for your steamers, and here's the railroads.
This was possible, because, a servant seeking a servant's billet, he was expected to stand and face the four seated ones as if they were judges on the bench and he the felon in the dock.
And commissions and remembrances do so crowd upon one at such a time, that we were still busied with this employment when we found ourselves fused, as it were, into a dense conglomeration of passengers and passengers' friends and passengers' luggage, all jumbled together on the deck of a small steamboat, and panting and snorting off to the packet, which had worked out of dock yesterday afternoon and was now lying at her moorings in the river.
To enhance the safety of an operation, we always recommend that companies utilize powered, push-button operated dock levelers, either air- or hydraulic-powered," Carroll adds.
What a find its our history you would think, but the dock gates were smashed off with a JCB.
The Mantis Series hydraulic dock levelers feature single pushbutton activation for both the deck and lip that can be conveniently located on one remote, wall-mounted control station complete with an external reset button.
A simple, full-pallet transfer from receiving to shipping, for example, tends to be easier to implement than an elaborate carton cross dock that may require complicated conveyor sortation systems.
Kemp's dock systems grew out of selling hardware for conventional-type docks.
Palmer's Dock is the first waterfront development resulting from the rezoning of the area.
Using funding secured by Easington Council, the initial stage of the scheme will open up areas of the North Dock in Seaham which were closed to the public by the site's previous owners.
Since July 2001, my company has documented more than 100 dock seal burning incidents at a wide array of industrial and commercial plants in North America.
Pictured here in 1896 are ships in Northumberland Dock which were used to carry coal.