Associations to the word «Docking»


DOCKING, verb. Present participle of dock
DOCKING, noun. The process of cutting off or trimming the tail or ears of an animal.
DOCKING, noun. The securing of a vessel to the quayside with cables
DOCKING, noun. (spacecraft) The process of connecting one spacecraft to another.
DOCKING, noun. (colloquial) (LGBT) The sex act involving two men co-joined by their penises, with overlapping foreskins, coupling them together by their penises.
DOCKING STATION, noun. (computing) A piece of hardware into which a laptop computer can be plugged for use as a desktop computer, peripherals such as the monitor being connected directly to the docking station.
DOCKING STATIONS, noun. Plural of docking station

Dictionary definition

DOCKING, noun. The act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes.

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.