dockside dockside  /ˈdɑk ˌsaɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the region adjacent to a boat dock

Usage(s):

  1. Two hundred forty-seven Native American casinos dot tribal lands in 22 states; 84 riverboat or dockside casinos ply the waters or sit at berth in six states.
  2. Ships the length of three football fields sidle up to gargantuan dockside cranes; tens of thousands of containers are stacked up behind in multicolored canyons of steel.
  3. They just made it to a friendly port, for as they pulled dockside a piston cracked; their motors wouldn't have turned another time.

News

  1. Dockside dining - is it safe?

    After a bar & grill's patio collapsed in Miami, 10 News looked into the safety of dockside dining. It seems safe if the supporting pillars are strong, but many factors can impact how strong, and for how long.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WTSP-TV Tampa

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    Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub owner Ed Chiles rescinded an application this week that eliminated a controversial plan to restore the historic Rufus P. Jordan House, but sought to proceed with building a tree house and adding 11 seats to his restaurant.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Longboat Observer

Quotes

  1. "Dockside Green is a great example of how energy technology investments can provide practical solutions to use less and live better," said the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources. "Choosing renewable energy sources in our...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Gary Lunn Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

  2. "I believe this text belongs in the dockside rubbish container, and I hope that is where it will end up after we reject it," said socialist Willi Piecyk on Tuesday.
    on Jan 18, 2006 By: Willi Piecyk Source: Deutsche Welle

  3. A spokesman for Harland and Wolff said yesterday: "It's one of the smaller dockside cranes and part of it has come down. We don't know what caused it, and thankfully nobody was hurt. There was nobody on board it so it wasn't lifting anything. There...
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Wolff Source: Belfast Telegraph

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