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Dock may refer to:
- Dock (maritime), The area of water between two piers or alongside a wharf that receives a ship for loading, unloading, or repairs.
- Drydock, a basin that can be flooded and drained to allow a load to come to rest on a dry platform
- Ferry slip, a docking facility that receives a ferryboat
- Floating Dock, misnomer describing a floating pier or wharf. The dock is actually the water alongside the structure.
- Marina a type of dock, but many different little docks connected.
- Pier, a raised walkway over water, supported by widely spread piles or pillars with water on three sides and land on the fourth.
- Pontoon (boat), a buoyant device, used to support docks or floating bridges
- Wharf, a fixed platform, commonly on pilings, with water on one side and land on the other, where ships are loaded and unloaded alongside
- Loading dock or cargo bay, an unloading area for trucks to deliver cargo
- Space rendezvous, if it includes docking
- Stevedore, a worker who loads and unloads ships, also known as a docker or longshoreman
In natural sciences
- Dock or tailhead, where the tail joins the rump (animal)
- Docking (animal), the removal of part of an animal, often tail or ears
- Docking (dog)
- Docking as human corporal punishment
- Dock, the plant genus Rumex
In molecular biology
- DOCK (protein) (dedicator of cytokinesis), a family of proteins involved in cell signalling
- Docking (molecular), a research technique for predicting the relative orientation of two molecules to each other in a bimolecular complex
- DOCK (UCSF), the docking program
- Dock (computing), a graphical user interface feature
- Dock (OS X), a toolbar-like application launcher in the OS X operating system
- Docking station, for a portable computer
- Docking, Norfolk, a village in East Anglia, England
- The Dock, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- The Dock, Washington, D.C., United States
- The Docks Waterfront Entertainment Complex in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- The former name of Devonport, Devon, now a part of the city of Plymouth
- Dock (Hayden Scott-Barren), a UK manga illustrator
- Docking (sexual practice)
- The dock, the place where the accused in a criminal case stands in a British courtroom hence the expression "in the dock", meaning on trial in court.
- To pierce dough during its handling to prevent the formation of large air pockets, such as with a roller docker
- Dox (disambiguation), various meanings including a supposed hybrid between a dog and a fox
- DOC (disambiguation)
- Docklands (disambiguation)
- Docs (disambiguation)
- Hohe Dock, one of the highest peaks in the Glockner Group of the Austrian Alps
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