What does docking mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. docking, moorage, dockage, tying up(noun)

    the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes

GCIDE

  1. docking(n.)

    (Astronautics) the coming together and joining of two space vehicles. The joining usually is accomplished by bringing special connecting devices, the docking ports, into contact, and fastening the ships together by clamping devices. The docking ports are often fitted so as to allow a passage to be opened between the two space vehciles, and thus to permit transfer of materials or personnel between them.

Wiktionary

  1. docking(Noun)

    The process of cutting off or trimming the tail or ears of an animal.

  2. docking(Noun)

    The securing of a vessel to the quayside with cables

  3. docking(Noun)

    (spacecraft) The process of connecting one spacecraft to another.

  4. docking(Noun)

    The sex act of pressing one's penis into the foreskin of another.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Docking

    of Dock

Freebase

  1. Docking

    Docking is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk and contains the highest point in North West Norfolk. It covers an area of 25.79 km² and had a population of 1,150 in 469 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. Docking has many small businesses including antique clothing and giftware, tea rooms and its own tattoo studio. The village church is St Mary the Virgin.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of docking in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of docking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of docking in a Sentence

  1. Rahul Kapoor:

    We can confirm several owners have postponed dry docking earlier scheduled for the months of October and November to take advantage of the skyrocketing freight rates.

  2. Joram Gumbo:

    It is the docking terminals at Beira port in Mozambique which were damaged not the pipeline itself.

  3. Igor Komarov:

    Because of this, the craft's continued flight and its docking with the ISS is not possible.

  4. Passenger Jordan Moseley:

    All of a sudden we felt the ship rock to one side and then back into place, a few minutes later, the cruise director announced that the Carnival Glory had crashed into our ship while docking due to the high winds and rough ocean conditions in Cozumel.

  5. Holland America:

    Our suites are the epitome of luxury and pampering, and the new amenities and upgrades will ensure that our suite guests will continue to enjoy the finest in cruise accommodations, we have an ongoing program in place to keep our ships looking fresh, but dry-docking gives us an opportunity to take enhancements to the next level to ensure we deliver the elements that make up the Holland America Line cruise experience.

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