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|Noun||1.||docking facility - landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"|
dry dock, drydock, graving dock - a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline
marina - a fancy dock for small yachts and cabin cruisers