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kick

[kik]
(petroleum engineering)
Entry of fluid into the wellbore when the pressure of the column of drilling fluid is insufficient to withstand the pressure of the fluids in the formation being drilled.
(ordnance)
Violent backward movement of a gun after being fired, caused by the rearward force of the propellant gases acting on the gun.

What does it mean when you dream about kicking?

Kicking is a rather obvious symbol for aggression and self-assertiveness. Being kicked in a dream can mean feeling abused, getting “kicked in the teeth.” The meanings of certain idioms can also find expression in dreams, idioms like “getting your kicks,” “kick the bucket,” and “kick yourself.”

kick

In a brick, a shallow indent or frog.

kick

[IRC] To cause somebody to be removed from a IRC channel, an option only available to CHOPs. This is an extreme measure, often used to combat extreme flamage or flooding, but sometimes used at the chop's whim. Compare gun.
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Once again, millions of smokers all over the country were invited to kick the habit and take the step towards a longer and healthier life.
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The former Wimbledon champ told her to forget ever seeing her three children again if she doesn't kick the habit.
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According to online store Stop Smoking Shop, which supplies nicotine patches and gum, thousands of people have been looking on the website for advice on how to kick the habit.
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