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Dock

To curtail or diminish, as, for example, to dock a person's wages for lateness or poor work. The cage or enclosed space in a criminal court where prisoners stand when brought in for trial.

dock

an enclosed space in a court of law where the accused sits or stands during trial.
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which manufactures nearly one-third of all french-fried potatoes produced internationally, has been cross docking its high-volume, fast movers for more than a year.
Finally, cross docking allows companies to meet customers' specific needs when time is of the essence.
Retail cross docking has been cited as a major reason that Wal-Mart surpassed Kmart in retail sales a decade ago.
Cross docking is a logistics technique that eliminates the storage and picking functions of a warehouse, while still allowing it to serve its receiving and shipping functions.
A WiDV-enabled notebook computer simply "coming in range" of the Wireless Docking Station achieves a secure, wireless connection with all of the attached peripherals such as an LCD monitor, printer, external storage, Ethernet network, keyboard, mouse and speakers.
Targus' latest mobile computing docking innovation is one of the first universal ExpressCard docking stations with digital video output capabilities, digital and analog audio out, Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000), serial port, and four Hi-Speed USB ports, two of which are "always on" USB ports in the industry.
At the same time, the design uses convection to minimize heat buildup from the Dock's GPU and provides additional safety by preventing people from putting their laptop battery on top of the docking station.
The JBL On Stage Micro is a portable iPod docking sound system ready to go anywhere and fits into the palm of a hand.
JBL Radial is compatible with all docking iPods, including the 5G iPod and iPod nano, and comes equipped with a mini stereo jack connection for use with devices such as digital music players, personal CD/DVD players, and laptop and desktop computers.
EZ Dock has designed a large docking system specifically for the World Finals.
Benchware Dock enables laboratory chemists to rapidly test compound ideas, before synthesis, against 3-D models of target protein structures using docking calculations previously defined by molecular-modeling specialists.