how to pronounce docking


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docking is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of docking in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that ship in California rice docking and …”

meanings of docking


  1. The process of connecting one spacecraft to another.
  2. A method which predicts the preferred orientation of one molecule to a second when bound to each other to form a stable complex.
  3. The sex act involving two men co-joined by their penises, with overlapping foreskins.
  4. The process of cutting off or trimming the tail or ears of an animal.
  5. The securing of a vessel to the quayside with cables.


  1. Present participle of dock.

docking frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word docking occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics docking can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that docking can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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