loading dock

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Noun1.loading dock - a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloadedloading dock - a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
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It features ground-level loading that allows bins to be rolled onto and off the loading platform. For durability, the basket of the unit is constructed of 316 stainless steel while all other components are constructed of painted carbon steel.
The 34-year-old was in the process of getting the tail lift of the lorry into position on the loading platform when it closed onto his neck and head in September 2013.
With sites across the South West, Hunts says it has been truly impressed with the capabilities of its original Thorworld ramp, purchased complete with fixed loading platform and dock leveller back in 2016 for installation at the company's Sherborne warehouse.
HUTA Marine was awarded the construction works of the liquid nitrogen gas loading facilities at Berth #4 along with the design and installation of the steel structure on top of the loading platform. The liquid nitrogen gas loading facility was broken into six mooring dolphins, five breasting dolphins and a loading platform, all of which are concrete structures suspended over the sweater on top of steel piles driven into the seabed.
In this study, we aimed (i) to introduce an innovative mechanical loading platform called EQUicycler to the literature that is able to apply equiaxial mechanical strain homogenously to 3D cell-embedded collagen construct without creating griping effects, (ii) to evaluate the strain transfer performance of EQUicycler using computational modeling, and (iii) to evaluate the feasibility of utilizing EQUicycler to support the viability of musculoskeletal tissue related cells and to evaluate the subsequent changes in cell and matrix morphology.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is loading platform 21 of the supergiant South Pars Gas Field this week to have it installed within the next five months, a senior Iranian energy official said.
The new facility in Carolina's Sabana Garden Industrial Park, is three miles closer to the Luis Munoz Marin Intl Airport with a covered loading platform to ensure cargo is protected from weather.
The system is capable of staining up to 60 slides per hour, and its continuous-feed loading platform eliminates wasted time associated with batch staining methods.
The source also said to him that the project would involve widening of the relevant section of the navigational channel to 250-300 metres, installation of a new LNG unloading arm at FOTCO terminal's existing loading platform, storage of unloaded LNG in a Floating Storage and Regasification (FSRU) vessel moored at a distance of 400 metres, connecting the FSRU with QP-1 through a cryogenic pipeline on a suitable access trestle, and transportation of regasified LNG through a standard gas pipeline originating from the FSRU, connected to the SSGC's pipeline network.
Researching alternatives on Google, Goods-In Supervisor, Mik Vallas opted for a loading platform over a ramp, citing the benefits of portability and multi-fimctionality.
Backing his truck next to Howard Carpet Co.'s warehouse loading platform on North Main Street, he loaded a "dresser with mirror, chest, bookcase headboard, five mattresses ...