But in certain parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn the infrastructure is starting to appear, mostly in the form of docking stations.
The following year, its vessel was blocked from docking in Portugal by two Portuguese Navy warships sent by the government.
The small light flashed green, and I pulled the bike out of the docking station.
Several workers were injured when they jumped into the water to try to stop a massive car ferry from docking.
The slightest delay involved a waste of paste and the docking of one or more of his daily pence.
In docking lambs we have had the best success when the sign was at Taurus, Neck.
He moved swiftly along the walk to the foredeck, a small semicircular deck used primarily for docking and anchoring.
There is a skill of a very high order in docking an Atlantic liner at Liverpool.
The tide is approaching high water and the pilots are growing anxious lest they should lose opportunity of docking on the tide.
He handles all news relating to shipping, clearing and docking of vessels, etc.
"ship's berth," late 15c., from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German docke, perhaps ultimately (via Late Latin *ductia "aqueduct") from Latin ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)); or possibly from a Scandinavian word for "low ground" (cf. Norwegian dokk "hollow, low ground"). Original sense perhaps "furrow a grounded vessel makes in a mud bank." As a verb from 1510s. Related: Docked; docking.
"where accused stands in court," 1580s, originally rogue's slang, from Flemish dok "pen or cage for animals," origin unknown.
name for various tall, coarse weeds, Old English docce, from Proto-Germanic *dokkon (cf. Middle Dutch docke-, German Docken-, Old Danish dokka), akin to Middle High German tocke "bundle, tuft," and ultimately to the noun source of dock (v.).
"cut an animal's tail," late 14c., from dok (n.) "fleshy part of an animal's tail" (mid-14c.), related to Old English -docca "muscle," from Proto-Germanic *dokko "something round, bundle" (cf. Old Norse dokka "bundle, girl," Danish dukke "doll," German Docke "small column, bundle, doll, smart girl"). Meaning "to reduce (someone's) pay for some infraction" is first recorded 1822. Related: Docked; docking.
To reduce one's pay for some infraction: I'm docking you six bucks for being sassy
[1822+; fr dock, ''to cut off part of the tail,'' fr a Middle English word meaning ''docked tail'']