Definitions for DOCdɒk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a casual, impersonal term of address for a man.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Origin of doc:
1845–50; by shortening
Department of Commerce.
doctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medico(noun)
a licensed medical practitioner
"I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
Department of Commerce, Commerce Department, Commerce, DoC(noun)
the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
A nickname for a medical doctor, a person with an advanced educational degree, or a learned person.
(slang, usually in plural) A Doc Marten shoe.
(slang, United States military) A common form of address for combat medics, especially Navy Hospital Corpsmen.
Origin: From document by shortening.
In computing, DOC or doc is a filename extension for word processing documents, most commonly in the Microsoft Word Binary File Format. Historically, the extension was used for documentation in plain text, particularly of programs or computer hardware on a wide range of operating systems. During the 1980s, WordPerfect used DOC as the extension of their proprietary format. Later, in the 1990s, Microsoft chose to use the DOC extension for their proprietary Microsoft Word format. The original uses for the extension have largely disappeared from the PC world.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Common spoken and written shorthand for ‘documentation’. Often used in the plural docs and in the construction doc file (i.e., documentation available on-line).
Translations for DOC
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a deepened part of a harbour etc where ships go for loading, unloading, repair etc
The ship was in dock for three weeks.
- حَوْض تَحْميل وتَفْريغ السُّفُنArabic
- docaPortuguese (BR)
- das DockGerman
- αποβάθρα, δεξαμενήGreek
- اسکله؛ لنگرگاهFarsi
- telakka, satama-allasFinnish
- घाट, जहाज गोदामHindi
- dok, brodogradilišteCroatian
- viðlegustaður; skipakví, hafnarbakki, bryggjaIcelandic
- scalo d'approdo*Italian
- dokk, havnNorwegian
- اسکله؛ لنگرگاهPersian
- د لنګر اچولو ځایPashto
- docka, hamnbassängSwedish
- dok, rıhtımTurkish
- 船塢Chinese (Trad.)
- بندرگاہ کی گودیUrdu
- vũng tàu đậuVietnamese
- 船坞Chinese (Simp.)
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