• Noun: an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
• Noun: any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
• Noun: a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
• Noun: a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
• Noun: landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; example: "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
• Noun: the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
• Noun: a short or shortened tail of certain animals
• Verb: come into dock; example: "the ship docked"
• Verb: deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
• Verb: deduct from someone's wages
• Verb: remove or shorten the tail of an animal
• Verb: haul into a dock; example: "dock the ships"
A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.
We're on the same radius from the Earth, and then we start to swing around to where we're ahead of them on the velocity vector, so we come in relative to the station from this forward velocity position and dock on to the forward end of the Lab.