There are 2 translations of dock in Spanish:

dock1

Pronunciation: /dɑːk; dɒk/

n

  • 1 [Naut] 1.1 c (wharf, quay) muelle (m); (for cargo ships) dársena (f) to be in dock u [ship] estar* en puerto [car] (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], estar* en reparaciones (before n) [worker/strike] portuario
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    • Once China lost control of its repair docks at Port Arthur, nothing could be done to put its damaged foreign-built ships back in service.
    • There, slowly sailing towards them was a large ship coming from the docks of Port Refuge.
    • I was working part-time at the docks, unloading the ship's cargo boxes and supplies.
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    • Blaise walked along the docks, holding his breath as the unfamiliar scent of fish reached his nose, making him gag.
    • At one point 16,000 dockers organised mobile pickets and closed the docks along the Thames.
    • The report recommends a maximum height of 12 storeys in underdeveloped areas such as around Heuston Station, Spencer Dock and the south docks.
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    • Geoff was waiting for him on the rickety wooden dock that stretched out into the river.
    • They all did the required swimming test then headed over to the boat dock.
    • He made his way to a boat dock and pulled himself up onto it.
    1.2
    (docks pl)
    puerto (m)
  • 2 [Law] (no pl) the dock el banquillo de los acusados
  • 3 u [Bot] acedera (f)
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    • This is rarer and is usually caused by weeds such as nettles and docks, late flowering plants and fungal spores.
    • Pesticides, similarly, were unknown: docks, nettles and thistles were scythed away by hand just as they came into seed.
    • I was out with this dangerous looking implement this afternoon, cutting down nettles, rosebay and docks nearly as tall as I am.

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There are 2 translations of dock in Spanish:

dock2

vt

  • 1 1.1 [dog's tail/horse's tail] cortar
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    • Such dogs were exempt from taxes, and their owners docked the dogs' tails to document their occupation.
    • Aside from the schipperke's thick ruff, the most striking feature of the breed is its tail - or lack thereof, since the tail is typically docked.
    • If the tail must be docked, the breed standard dictates that no more than one third of the tail may be removed.
    1.2 [wages] descontar* dinero de
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    • The scheme is operated by the employer, who docks the money each week and passes it to the charities.
    • After that event at school, his parents had grounded him for a month, and docked his allowance until Christmas.
    • If staff forget their swipe card they are sent home to retrieve it - and the pay is docked for the amount of time they spend going home to get it.
  • 2 2.1 [Naut] [vessel/ship] fondear, atracar* 2.2 [Aerosp] acoplar
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    • After that both radar systems broke down which meant that we knew for certain the commander would have to dock with the Space Station manually.
    • He was Commander of Atlantis as it docked with the Russian space station Mir.
    • This shuttle would not even be docking with the International Space Station.

vi

  • 1.1 [Naut] [ship/vessel] atracar*, fondear 1.2 [Aerosp] acoplarse
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    • The bars scraped along the concrete landing ramps as the ferry docks.
    • The next morning the ship docked at the main port of Indian Island.
    • Wives of seamen could only visit their husbands when his ship docked at its home port.
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    • Over 15,500 boats were docked at these marinas.
    • The Quays welcomed two Galway Hooker sailing boats and a flotilla of sailing vessels were docked at Albert Basin.
    • They learn how to fish, including how to bait the hook, tie knots and rig tackle, even back up a trailer and dock a boat.

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