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Dock

 [dok]
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.

dock

(dŏk)
n.
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).
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"I'm very intrigued to see what's gone forward from the Albert Dock," he said in the lobby of the new Jury's Inn hotel.
"They share many of the same advanced structural features with the addition of an electro/hydraulic power source for easier operation and to interlock with other dock safety equipment."
The problem is that the temporary terminal now in use is a five-minute bus ride away from where the ship docks. The new terminal won't be any different, however.
Kemp owns The Ironworker, and spends about 80 per cent of his working time specializing in aluminium boats, floating steel-tube docks and wave breaks, boat-house systems, and trailers.
But the Canada Dock Branch, stretching from Edge Hill to Seaforth, is currently closed to passengers.
Tyne Dock covered a sizeable 50 acres when it opened in 1859.
(2002) farmers' perceptions seem to be based on collective tradition and shared convictions, as mentioned by a farmer from our study: "I don't know why do we have to tail dock, but other farmers do it, so it must be an important practice".
The Old Dock was the world's first commercial wet dock and the creek which the dock was built on is a rare natural inlet coming in from the River Mersey.
Dock workers around the world face numerous challenges with globalisation of trade, economic restructuring and adoption of new cargo-handling methods.
NJIC is the body responsible for negotiating and review of minimum standards for dock labour at the nation's ports.