undock
Date: 1750 intransitive verb to move away from a dock (as at sailing time) transitive verb uncouple <
undock the shuttle from the space station
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Undock — Un*dock , v. t. [1st pref. un + dock.] (Naut.) To take out of dock; as, to undock a ship. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • undock — /un dok /, Aerospace. v.t. 1. to uncouple (two spacecraft modules or a spacecraft and space station). v.i. 2. (of a spacecraft module or spacecraft) to uncouple. [1920 25; UN 2 + DOCK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • undock — verb a) To remove from a docking station. b) To drag a user interface element (such as a toolbar) away from its fixed position so that it floats freely …   Wiktionary

  • undock — v. (especially concerning a boat or spacecraft) remove from a dock …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undock — verb separate (a spacecraft) from another in space …   English new terms dictionary

  • undock — un·dock …   English syllables

  • undock — un•dock [[t]ʌnˈdɒk[/t]] v. t. 1) ars to uncouple (two spacecraft modules or a spacecraft and space station) 2) ars (of a spacecraft module or spacecraft) to uncouple • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • undock — /ʌnˈdɒk/ (say un dok) verb (t) to leave or disengage from a dock …   Australian English dictionary

  • undock — v.tr. 1 (also absol.) separate (a spacecraft) from another in space. 2 take (a ship) out of a dock …   Useful english dictionary

  • UNDK — Undock NASA …   Acronyms

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