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dock /dɔk/
  • danh từ
    • (thực vật học) giống cây chút chít
    • khấu đuôi (ngựa...)
    • dây đuôi (dây yên buộc vào khâu đuôi ngựa)
    • ngoại động từ
      • cắt ngắn (đuôi, tóc); cắt đuôi (súc vật); cắt tóc (người)
      • cắt bớt, giảm bớt, hạn chế bớt; tước mất
        • to dock wages: cắt bớt lương
        • to dock supplies: cắt bớt tiếp tế
    • danh từ
      • vũng tàu đậu
        • wet dock: vũng tàu thông với biển
        • dry dock; graving dock: xưởng sửa chữa tàu, xưởng đóng tàu (ở vũng tàu đã rút cạn nước)
        • floating dock: xưởng chữa tàu nổi, xưởng đóng tàu nổi
      • ((thường) số nhiều) (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) bến tàu
      • ((thường) số nhiều) xưởng chữa tàu, xưởng đóng tàu
      • (ngành đường sắt) ga cuối cùng (của một tuyến đường)
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (quân sự), (từ lóng) bệnh viện quân y
      • to be in dry dock
        • (hàng hải) đang được chữa
      • (thông tục) thất nghiệp, không có việc làm
      • ngoại động từ
        • đưa (tàu) vào vũng tàu, đưa (tàu) vào bến
        • xây dựng vũng tàu, xây dựng bến tàu (ở nơi nào)
        • nội động từ
          • vào vũng tàu, vào bến tàu
          • danh từ
            • ghế (ngồi của) bị cáo (ở toà án)
          Concise Dictionary
          +an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
          +any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
          +a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
          +a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
          +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
          +the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
          +a short or shortened tail of certain animals
          +come into dock
          +deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
          +deduct from someone's wages
          +remove or shorten the tail of an animal
          +haul into a dock

          Thesaurus Dictionary
          1 wharf, pier, berth, jetty, quay:
          We went to the dock to see them off.
          2 (drop) anchor, berth, tie up, moor, land, put in:
          The ship docks at noon.
          Advanced English Dictionary
          noun, verb
          + noun
          1 [C] a part of a port where ships are repaired or where goods are put onto or taken off them: dock workers + a dock strike + The ship was in dock.
          See also - DRY DOCK
          2 (docks) [pl.] a group of docks in a port and the buildings around them that are used for repairing ships, storing goods, etc.
          3 [C] (AmE) = JETTY
          4 [C] (AmE) a raised platform for loading vehicles or trains
          5 [C] the part of a court of law where the person who has been accused of a crime stands or sits during a trial: He's been in the dock (= on trial for a crime) several times already.
          6 [U] a wild plant of Northern Europe with large thick leaves that can be rubbed on skin that has been stung by NETTLES to make it less painful: dock leaves
          + verb
          1 if a ship docks or you dock a ship, it sails into a harbour and stays there: [V] The ferry is expected to dock at 6. [also VN]
          2 if two spacecraft dock, or are docked, they are joined together in space: [VN] Next year, a technology module will be docked on the space station. [also V]
          3 [VN] ~ sth (from / off sth) to take away part of sb's wages, etc: If you're late, your wages will be docked. + They've docked 15% off my pay for this week.
          4 [VN] to cut an animal's tail short: The horse's tail had been docked.
          Collocation Dictionary

          1 place for loading/unloading ships


          commercial | coal, fish, etc.

          VERB + DOCK

          build, construct | arrive at/in | enter

          DOCK + NOUN

          company | strike | worker


          at a/the ~
          A car pulled up at the dock.
          | in ~
          The ship is in dock for repairs.
          | on a/the ~
          the cargo stacked on the dock

          2 the dock: in a court of law

          VERB + DOCK

          enter, go into, step into | appear in, be in
          She was in the dock on charges of attempted fraud.
          | be put in, end up in, land in
          After a night of drunken revelry they ended up in the dock.


          from the ~
          an outburst from the dock
          | in the ~
          The defendant stood in the dock.

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