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Skyhook

(skÿ -hûk) See rockoon.

skyhook

[′skī‚hu̇k]
(mining engineering)
To drive bolts into the overhead rock of a mine in order to reinforce the ceiling.
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Some points came from Johnson's version of Abdul-Jabbar's sky hook, too.
Abdul-Jabbar gave players a lesson in how to shoot the shot he was best known for - the sky hook - Monday morning.
This resulted in specifications like three removable access doors; armrests, footrests and hand grips; an ergonomic V-shaped patient seat designed for back support and perineal access; cushioned headrest; trapeze with sky hook towel grip; and the elimination of water jets--demonstrably devoid of patient benefits--to reduce cleaning and turnaround time by 75 percent.
You can't keep making air sculptures with a sky hook on a non-existent budget
At that same time we were treated to cartoon pictures of another far-out anomaly: the Sky Hook.
ABDUL-JABBAR: I owe my sky hook to the ambidextrous Mikan drill.
When software design decisions aren't made in reference to human concerns, they can only be made in reference to each other, leading to a self-referential bundle of nonsense suspended by a sky hook.
As I unpacked the pieces of the Sky Hook, I couldn't figure out what was going on.
The entries include Alakdan, Apple Du Zap, Cat Express, Heavenly Fields, Icon, Jebel Ali, Karangalan, King of Less, Sky Hook and The Scheduler.
Magic insisted his favorite moment against the Celtics wasn't his winning sky hook in the closing seconds of Game 4 in 1987 after Bird had put the Celtics ahead with a 3-pointer.
RE: The parking tickets slapped on cars in Keresley Green Road, the only way the parking attendants could park was on double-yellow lines, otherwise they would have needed a sky hook for their vehicle.