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do king

  • n  the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
  • v  come into dock
  • v  deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
  • v  deduct from someone's wages
  • v  remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  • v  maneuver into a dock

  • But Lovell, as well as other Western observers, believes that the space docking project could also be part of a Soviet effort toward orbiting the moon from a space platform .
  • Next week the first of 60 shiploads of Indians will begin docking at the southern ports of Madras and Visakhapatnam.
  • When the Doorman arrived at Fremantle, Australia, the local seamen's union struck to show sympathy with Indonesia, refused to man tugs or docking lines.
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  • Takao Doi in 940 News
    We are ready to go and we'll have a great time today docking with the space station,Doi said.
  • Michael Griffin in Reuters
    Only Russia has previously achieved a successful automated docking in space ...... The ATV marks the arrival of Europe as a full-fledged space power,Griffin said in a statement.
  • Bernie Ecclestone in ic Birmingham.co.uk
    They could be excluded from the championship or they could have points deducted,Ecclestone told the Daily Mail. "A fine for McLaren, with its money, would not have the same effect as docking points."

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