What does it mean to dock a window ?

Windows can be docked to another Window ?   What does that mean ?

What does docking a window mean ?
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naseeamAsked:
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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
Docking is when a window is attached or fixed to the edge of another window (including the desktop itself).
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peprCommented:
It can also mean that a floating window becomes a panel inside a parent window. This can usually be observed in IDE's. Or if you see the panel try to grab its title and move it out of the place. It can become a floating window.
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