dock|side [ˈdɔksaıd US ˈda:k-] n [singular]
the edge of the land that is next to the water in a port

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  • dockside — dock‧side [ˈdɒksaɪd ǁ ˈdɑːk ] noun [singular] TRANSPORT the area around the place in a port where ships are loaded and unloaded: • The union is demanding a contract for dockside workers similar to that covering cargo handlers working on ships. *… …   Financial and business terms

  • dockside — [däk′sīd΄] n. the area alongside a dock …   English World dictionary

  • dockside — /dok suyd /, n. 1. land or area adjoining a dock: We were at the dockside to greet them. adj. 2. pertaining to or located at or near a dockside: dockside warehouses; a dockside fire. [1885 90; DOCK1 + SIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • dockside — [[t]dɒ̱ksaɪd[/t]] N SING: oft N n The dockside is the part of a dock that is next to the water. ...dockside apartment complexes …   English dictionary

  • dockside — noun Dockside is used before these nouns: ↑warehouse …   Collocations dictionary

  • dockside — /ˈdɔksaɪd/ (say dawksuyd) noun 1. the wharves, land, etc., adjoining a dock. –adjective 2. of or relating to, or located at or near a dockside …   Australian English dictionary

  • dockside — noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1887 the shore or area adjacent to a dock …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dockside — noun The area near a dock, or next to a docked ship …   Wiktionary

  • dockside — dock|side [ dak,saıd ] noun singular the area next to a DOCK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dockside — n. area next to a dock adj. of the area next to a dock …   English contemporary dictionary

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