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nick

[nik]
(biochemistry)
The absence of a phosphodiester bond between adjacent nucleotides in one strand of duplex deoxyribonucleic acid.
(geology)

Nick

 

a transverse semicircular groove on the bottom of a printing type. The nick controls the position of each character within a composed line.

nick

[IRC] nickname. On IRC, every user must pick a nick, which is sometimes the user's real name or login name, but is often more fanciful. Compare handle.
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During the partners' surprise visit at the man's home, the guy quickly reminds Nick of his connections.
In his initial manuscript version, Hemingway had Nick exclaiming, almost childishly, "oh Boy," a phrase he later cut when he completed a typescript of part one (Folder 275).
Last year Nick had his dream thwarted when the powerful earthquake, which killed at least 6,000 people and injured at least 8,000 people across Nepal, triggered an avalanche which almost claimed his life.
Then people told me he was Nick Joaquin, simula nu'n parang naintriga ako sa kanya," he said.
As he was only a sergeant, Nick had to go through the full 12-week basic officer course at CFB Chilliwack, along with his 19 and 20-year-old fellow cadets.
Nick Joaquin has been admired by many, including celebrated writers, artists and other intellectuals.
She said: "It has been more than a year since Nick was released from prison.
To and fro, back and forth, bend your knees, thought Nick.
In a statement Royal Mail spokeswoman Val Bodden said: "We picked Alcester as this is the home town where Nick lives and has his stables and we think it made an excellent location to celebrate his magnificent Olympic win.
By the end of the story, when Nick's father dies, mostly off the page, the fifteen saplings Nick and Kilburg stole and planted in the desert have all withered and died, as has the friendship.