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dock in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdockdock1 /dɒk $ dɑːk/ ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]TTW a place in a port where ships are loaded, unloaded, or repaireddry dock 🔊 A crowd was waiting at the dock to greet them.in dock 🔊 The ship is in dock for repairs.2 the docks3 [countable] American English a jetty4 the dock5 in the dock6 [countable, uncountable]HBP a plant with thick green leaves that grows wild in Britain 🔊 a dock leaf7 [countable] a piece of equipment that connects a portable media player to a computer, television etc
Examples from the Corpus
dockSo many defendants have been squeezed into court that extra benches were needed to make one large dock.Two more docks were added in 1852 and 1856.The town already has one cruise ship dock.I imagined I could feel my feet getting wet as the dock sank with shame into the bay.The boat crossed the bay and let them off at the dock, directly below the hotel.Hard by the docks, the Cunard Building was the site of a special drop-in centre for veterans of the battle.Moving on, Ishmael comes to a dim sort of light near the docks.Cyril sat on the dock and stared out over the water.Cyril sat on the dock and took a long puff.Small boats under sail don't use the docks.in dockThe ship is now in dock for repairs.dock leafCrossly, he came out of the bushes and searched around for a dock leaf.However, a dock leaf is useless against wasp stings, which contain an alkali.