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In Georgia this past month, citizens gave chase to trucks and staked out loading docks looking for suspicious boxes that surely contained fraudulent absentee ballots.

I decided to join in the fun by hauling out an 8-foot cast net from my boat that was hovering on a dock lift.

Not every year is a great one off our dock, but they occur frequently enough that I've tapped some of the best shrimp cast-netters in the area to learn some of their tricks.

It can be done from anchored boats, but docks and jetties where the tide flows near deep water can offer great results.

I quickly hauled on the net line, pulled it to the dock with all my strength, and dumped its contents onto the boards.

There are even electronics like iPhone and iPod docking stations and an assortment of pricey pens intended for the pontiff.

Currently only Russian rocket engines, fitted with the Russian ISS docking system, can reboost the Space Station.

The following year, its vessel was blocked from docking in Portugal by two Portuguese Navy warships sent by the government.

The small light flashed green, and I pulled the bike out of the docking station.

But in certain parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn the infrastructure is starting to appear, mostly in the form of docking stations.

The others of the staff were already out in the docking lock in the rim, waiting to greet the replacements from the ferry.

There would seem to have been no serious difficulty in docking the vessel and landing the passengers.

The captain was quite sure Winter Island had grown larger—perhaps it had, by docking out.

For the Japanese are much given to docking their phrases, a custom the Germans might do well to adopt.

The flying squadron has sailed after having awaited the return of the "Inconstant" from docking at Nagasaki.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to docking, such as: anticipated, expected, forthcoming, impending, subsequent, and advancing.

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