loading bay


loading bay
loading bay UK / US or loading dock UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "loading bay":
singular loading bay plural loading bays
Word forms "loading dock":
singular loading dock plural loading docks
an area from which goods can be loaded on and off trucks, trains etc

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