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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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Rear Admiral Sanjeev Kale, who was at the helm of Naval Dockyard, Mumbai for 18 months, will take over as the Chief Staff Officer (Technical) at HQWNC.
Abet Garcia and concerned government agencies to intervene and prevent the mayor from further harassing the owner of the dockyard for the sake of our town and the hundreds of constituents that benefit from the company," Ramirez told local newsmen.
The Navy said in a statement late on Monday night that "on Saturday a group of miscreants tried to penetrate Pakistan Navy Dockyard area defences at Karachi.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, who stepped down as chief of the defence staff last week, said the previous government signed a "terms of business agreement" with the dockyards which meant they had to commit to the carriers.
The 250 Passenger cum 100 Tonne Cargo Vessel is the second passenger vessel built by Colombo Dockyard for Government of India.
In the 25-year existence of the Verolme Cork Dockyards, 33 ships were built and 1,500 men were employed at its peak.
E (Amalgamated Society of Engineers) Club Hall, Balmoral Road, Gillingham, and secreted myself in a lavatory of the cloakroom adjoining the hall, in order that I might overhear what was said at the meeting of dockyard apprentices.
The 14 people include members of the crew of the 45,000-ton Grus, employees of the dockyard and firefighters.
As a dockyard, it was (until its closure in 1991) a thriving workplace.
Dockyard operators Babcock Engineering Services have also put precautions in place to protect workers.
Emma Spriggs, 17, and Peter, 11, claim that 38-year-old dockyard worker David contracted the disease after being accidentally drenched with radioactive fluid in 1979.