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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 ?
As he approached the stream, his heart began to thump he summoned up, however, all his resolution, gave his horse half a score of kicks in the ribs, and attempted to dash briskly across the bridge; but instead of starting forward, the perverse old animal made a lateral movement, and ran broadside against the fence.
While he was in the act of doing so, I watched my chance, and gave him a heavy kick close under the ribs.
My father was a Southern gentleman, and he could pull down and bite and kick into rags every horse he came across.
growled Captain Armand Jacot, "before I kick you out.
At the critical moment, the leader of an army acts like one who has climbed up a height and then kicks away the ladder behind him.
They fell to work and belabored each other with might and main; kicks and cuffs and dry blows were as well bestowed as they were well merited, until, having fought to their hearts' content, and been drubbed into a familiar acquaintance with each other's prowess and good qualities, they ended the fight by becoming firmer friends than they could have been rendered by a year's peaceable companionship.
It was a difficult matter to use force with Jacob, for he wore heavy nailed boots; and if his pitchfork had been mastered, he would have resorted without hesitation to kicks.
Fight which you will - us or the enemy you'll never lie in that cot again, and there's more glory and maybe less kicks from fightin' the enemy.
He kicked down the wall of the Achaeans as easily as a child who playing on the sea-shore has built a house of sand and then kicks it down again and destroys it--even so did you, O Apollo, shed toil and trouble upon the Argives, filling them with panic and confusion.
A man can give up when he’s wrong, if you don’t crowd him too hard; but you crowd a man, and he gets to be like a stubborn ox—the more you beat, the worse he kicks.
I rushed towards it and pulled at the handle, but it was quite secure, and did not give in the least to my kicks and shoves.
The fault of Anne is that she begs your pardon when she hears you perfectly, and kicks the chair-legs with her feet.