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dock connector

(1) A plug and socket that connects a mobile device to a computer, typically via USB. Many devices have a Mini USB or Micro USB socket, while Apple devices use a proprietary socket (see Apple dock connector).

(2) A plug and socket with a proprietary pin configuration that connects a laptop to a docking station. See docking station.
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