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/grik/ (WPI, first used by Tim Haven to describe "grick trigonometry", a shortcut method of determing attack angles in grid-based games like Star Trek) Any integral increment of measurement. E.g. "Please turn the stereo up a few gricks".
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Late on, goalkeeper Sargeant kept the home points safe by beating the ball away from Hall and then saving low down after substitute Tim Grick burst clear in injury time.
What is emerging from this effort is a conception of the mind so foreign to common notions, so at odds with the view of the average person, that this idea has been called "the astonishing hypothesis" by Nobel laureate Francis Grick, co-discoverer of the DNA double helix.
Gricks III, The Implications of Rule 26(g) on the Use of Technology-Assisted Review, 7 fed.
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A coroner's inquest heard that PC Gareth Gricks, 53, was found by a relative hanged in the garage of his home in Dunton, near Fakenham, on August 6.
Earlier that day Gricks, who had 20 years of service with Norfolk Police, had failed to keep an appointment at a local police station where he was to be charged by former colleagues with nine sex offences.
Officers were informed in April that Gricks was suspected of procuring under-age girls for sex in Southeast Asia through internet chat rooms.
Divorced Gricks, who has three adult children, was arrested returning from a trip to Thailand in July and released on bail.