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Crick

Francis Harry Compton. 1916--2004, English molecular biologist: helped to discover the helical structure of DNA; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine shared with James Watson and Maurice Wilkins 1962
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jackscrew

A jack in which a screw is used for lifting; carries a plate which bears on the load.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Brad Crick, a friend of Brothers and fellow car guy from Harrisburg, said the amount of detail the book contains is mind-boggling.
Asked by Channel Four News's Michael Crick what she did personally to end the apartheid regime, the PM replied: "I think you know full well that I didn't go on protests Michael."
GLAS Cymru, which owns Welsh Water, has confirmed Professor Tom Crick is to join its board as a nonexecutive director, succeeding Professor Stephen Palmer, who is retiring at the end of the year.
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Mr Johnson caused a live television news report to be disrupted when he called for supporters to interrupt broadcaster Michael Crick.
But his apparent plans to go incognito were dashed when he was spotted by TV reporter Michael Crick.
The seven-foot DNAinspired sculpture has been unveiled in Trafalgar Square in London as part of Cancer Research UK's campaign to raise awareness and funds for the Francis Crick Institute, a world-leading centre of biomedical research and innovation due to open in 2016.
The answer came when the inimitable Michael Crick of Channel 4 News questioned Charles about the letters during a visit to a Marks & Spencer store in London (an official visit - he wasn't buying pants!).
MISS CRICK made a most pleasing impression with a debut win at Newbury and gets the vote to take her career tally to two wins from as many starts.
TRAVEL pillows may look all snuggly and comfy, but the reality is you're more likely to get a crick in the neck than a wink of sleep with one of those horrid squidgy sausages wedged round your neck.