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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.
References in classic literature ?
The room echoed with the thuds in quick succession, and the stamping and kicking of the steers.
Look here; to gain some real affection from you, or Miss Temple, or any other whom I truly love, I would willingly submit to have the bone of my arm broken, or to let a bull toss me, or to stand behind a kicking horse, and let it dash its hoof at my chest--"
I imagined, for a moment, that this piece of eloquence was addressed to me; and, sufficiently enraged, stepped towards the aged rascal with an intention of kicking him out of the door.
Instead of running into the house as before, she sauntered carelessly by her companion's side, humming little snatches of song, and kicking the loose pebbles right and left on the garden-walk.
The altercation was conducted in a low tone of voice, and terminated in the honest tradesman's kicking off his clay-soiled boots, and lying down at his length on the floor.
Micawber's discovering that Master Micawber was sitting on his boots, or holding his head on with both arms as if he felt it loose, or accidentally kicking Traddles under the table, or shuffling his feet over one another, or producing them at distances from himself apparently outrageous to nature, or lying sideways with his hair among the wine-glasses, or developing his restlessness of limb in some other form incompatible with the general interests of society; and by Master Micawber's receiving those discoveries in a resentful spirit.
I got rid of my injured feelings for the time, by kicking them into the brewery wall, and twisting them out of my hair, and then I smoothed my face with my sleeve, and came from behind the gate.
answered a robuster voice in my soul, kicking the feeble creature clean out of my head on the instant.
As he spoke he came in among them for shelter, and propped his spade against the wall of the chalet, kicking the soil from his hobnailed blucher boots, which were new.
So far so good, but it next occurred to my recollection that a taut hawser, suddenly cut, is a thing as dangerous as a kicking horse.
He had sat down on the stern of his boat and was kicking his heels against the planks, waiting to hear what I had to answer.
Mowgli had been trying to make himself heard by pulling at Bagheera's shoulder fur and kicking hard.