Dock

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Dock may refer to:

In transportation[edit]

  • Dock (maritime), either the area of water taken by a vessel when tied to a man-made structure (pier, wharf, float, etc.) or group of structures involved in the handling of boats or ships, usually on or close to a shore, or the structures themselves
  • Dry dock, Float-in, drain, repair, fill, float-out: facility for ships
  • Loading dock, an area for trucks to deliver or receive cargo
  • Cross dock, moving material directly, one truck to another

In science[edit]

  • Dock or tailhead, where the tail joins the Rump
  • Dock, the plant genus Rumex
  • DOCK (protein), a family of proteins involved in cell signalling
  • DOCK (UCSF), the docking program

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Other uses[edit]

  • To pierce dough during its handling to prevent the formation of large air pockets, such as with a roller docker
  • The area of a courtroom where an accused party sits during proceedings

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