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"docking station" in British English

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docking stationnoun [C]

uk   us   (also dock)
a ​piece of ​electricalequipment to which another ​piece of ​equipment can be ​connected: Put the ​MP3player into the ​dockingstation to ​charge it.
(Definition of docking station from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"docking station" in Business English

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docking stationnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​part of a ​piece of ​electricalequipment where another ​piece of ​equipment can be ​attached: Just ​plug the camera into the ​dockingstation to ​transfer pictures onto your ​computer.
(Definition of docking station from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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