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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.”

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kick

In a brick, a shallow indent or frog.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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They may well be angry, for it is all Lombard Street to a china orange that the School-house kick a goal with the ball touched in such a good place.
But now Griffith's baskets are empty, the ball is placed again midway, and the School are going to kick off.
"Are you ready?" "Yes." And away comes the ball, kicked high in the air, to give the School time to rush on and catch it as it falls.
The ball is just at equal distances between the two, and they rush together, the young man of seventeen and the boy of twelve, and kick it at the same moment.
No, it has passed him, and his voice rings out clear over the advancing tide, "Look out in goal!" Crab Jones catches it for a moment; but before he can kick, the rush is upon him and passes over him; and he picks himself up behind them with his straw in his mouth, a little dirtier, but as cool as ever.
Up to this time the Captain had been on the ferocious offensive, and he was in the act of following up the kick when Michael regained his feet and soared up in the air, not for leg or thigh, but for the throat.
Neither did he growl when he attacked nor yelp when he was kicked. Fear of the blow was not in him.
A fortunate kick hurled Michael away and enabled the sailor to intervene once again with the mop.
Now, if I had a full meal for every dog I've kicked across the parade-ground I should be as fat as Two Tails nearly."
"Now you want to know too much, young un," said Billy, "and that is one way of getting kicked. All you have to do is to obey the man at your head and ask no questions."
Colquhoun's kicks are very reminiscent of 1984 Saluki kicker Tom Striegel, who holds the record for punting average for a season (45.9 yards per kick).
The new set of rules, which come into effect next season, include changes to goal kicks, free kicks, drop balls, penalties, substitutions and goal celebrations - including yellow cards for 'illegal celebrations' even if the goal is disallowed.