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docking station

Syllabification: dock·ing sta·tion

Definition of docking station in English:

noun

A device in which a laptop computer, smartphone, or other mobile device may be placed for charging, providing access to a power supply and to peripheral devices or auxiliary features.
Example sentences
  • If you need your computer to be a desktop, you pop the core into your desktop docking station.
  • The analogy that Burns and his colleagues use when talking about attaching the body onto the chassis is snapping a notebook computer into a docking station.
  • As I sit at the lawyers desk, I notice that the laptop is on a docking station.

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