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Old September 22 2013, 08:39 AM   #24
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Re: Earth Spacedock and its true purpose?

dock 1 |dk|
noun
a structure extending alongshore or out from the shore into a body of water, to which boats may be moored : the gangplank was lowered to the dock.
an enclosed area of water in a port for the loading, unloading, and repair of ships.
( docks) a group of such enclosed areas of water along with the wharves and buildings near them.
short for dry dock .
(also loading dock) a platform for loading or unloading trucks or freight trains.

port 1 |prt|
noun
a town or city with a harbor where ships load or unload, esp. one where customs officers are stationed.
a harbor : the port has miles of docks | [as adj. ] an abundant water supply and port facilities.
(also inland port) an inland town or city whose connection to the coast by a river or other body of water enables it to act as a port.
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