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hickey

[′hik·ē]
(electricity)
A threaded coupling for attaching an electrical fixture to an outlet box, used when wires from the fixture come out of the end of a stem on the fixture, rather than through an opening in the side of the stem.
(graphic arts)
A spot or imperfection in a printed item caused by dirt, dried ink membrane, or such.

hickey, hicky

hickey, 2
1. A threaded fitting for mounting a lighting fixture in an outlet box, or on a stud or pipe.
2. A tool for bending conduit or pipe.
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Cian Hickey has joined the Micro Matic team as the Director, National Accounts and Certified Installers.
"Don't get out," I warned Hickey because the bad feeling was even stronger in the field, but he jumped out to inspect the front of the truck, running his palm along the bull bars.
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Additionally, General Hickey held the position of Air Force Future Concepts and Transformation Division chief, focusing on the integration of technologies, organizations and operations that became the model for the Air Force of 2025.
To give 'em a bit of a hiding, a lesson like, but although nothing official was done - they postponed the inquest, let it drag on, it was the finish of both of 'em, and Hickey was first to go.' He went on to describe Hickey's death agonies years later, how Galton'd moved away.
He said: "I knew Daryl Hickey for over six years and he was always the life and soul of any party.
"When we find abnormal results, we notify DHEC's Women and Children's Services' follow-up personnel who arrange with the appropriate health care provider for further testing and/or other diagnostic procedures," Hickey tells Laboratory Equipment magazine.
At a squad meeting, Hickey asked his team whether they could beat the Colts with their regular offense.
The 26-year-old mother of Hickey's three children had been beaten so badly that her family could hardly recognise her.
Hickey was named to the prominent archdiocese by Pope John Paul II in 1980 and made a cardinal in 1988.
Cardinal Hickey was a friend to the pro-life movement, frequently spoke out in defense of the unborn child, and continually urged all people to promote the culture of life.