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Lavinia Lloyd (1858–1956). American pioneer in public health nursing. Beginning with her work with the United Workers of Norwich, Connecticut, she made valuable contributions to public health nursing, including work with Lillian wald at the Henry Street Settlement in New York. In addition, she was active in the women's suffrage movement and an advocate of legislative control of nursing practice. She was also a prolific author; her works include Materia Medica for Nurses, one of the earliest nursing textbooks, and a four-volume History of Nursing, written with Adelaide nutting.
 Lavinia Lloyd Dock. Special collections, Milbank Memorial Library, Teachers College, Columbia University.


1. The solid or fleshy part of an animal's tail.
2. The tail of an animal after it has been bobbed or clipped.
tr.v. docked, docking, docks
To clip short or cut off (an animal's tail, for example).

Dock, Lavinia Lloyd

an American public health nurse. A graduate of the Bellevue Hospital Training School for Nurses in New York in 1886, she started a visiting nurse service in Norwalk, Connecticut. She then joined the New York City Mission before becoming an assistant to Isabel Hampton Robb at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She returned to public health nursing when she joined the Henry Street Settlement in New York to work with Lillian Wald. She advocated an international public health movement and the improvement of education for nurses. With M. Adelaide Nutting, she wrote History of Nursing, a classic in nursing literature.
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Unlike the device which was unveiled to the world two years ago, this model, trademarked 2009, has the long-rumoured two dock connectors on the bottom and left side of the tablet, News.
As its name suggests, this tidy little unit is designed for iPods with dock connectors.
It comes with a USB dongle that shows up in Windows or OSX as another sound output, together with an Applefriendly s transmitter that plugs into the dock connector of your iDevice.
The retractable dock connector to mini-jack cable, extends to over 70cm and easily retracts.
The dock connector isn't the most solid configuration I've ever seen, but with the central connector supported by flaps on the left and right, it shouldn't cause too many problems if you are careful.
The smartphone is also expected to have a smaller dock connector and finally support 4G LTE speeds.
For starters it is expected to ditch the current 30-pin dock connector for a new smaller dock connector.
Apart from the redesigned iPhone that is expected to have a larger display and a new dock connector, we expect to see a new iPod Touch as well.