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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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Charges filed against the 29-yearold, of Ashington, Northumberland, were quashed and Nick was freed from prison.
Following a stint at RCAF Station Namao just outside of Edmonton, Alberta, Nick lucked in with a posting to the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SFIAPE), the headquarters of NATO's Allied Command Operations (ACO) in Belgium.
The Nick Graham Spring/Summer 2016 presentation theme "Everywhere" offers today's businessman suiting in rich tones of navy and grey with a bit of a twist, along with an array of jackets and suits in seersuckers and colored linens.
Nick - an Afghanistan and Irag veteran - was working for a US firm protecting ships in pirate-infested seas when Indian authorities seized their vessel.
com/news/609087/mariah-carey-has-asked-nick-cannon-not-to-come-to-family-christmas-get-the-full-story) E News reports that Mariah Carey cannot stand Nick Cannon even on their annual Christmas celebration.
It means Nick has always had a smaller body size, even when he was a foetus in the womb, making him one of the world's smallest men.
So when a friend asked what we were up to at the weekend I said we're going to see Nick Drake.
Nick is in need of more than just sustenance; he is in need of healing from the destruction of World War I.
Nick went on guard, flicked his wrist and darted in to cut deep.
Nick was granted a gold postbox in Alcester, near where he now lives, the day after he led the Great Britain team to glory.
I'm a big buck hunter," said Nick, who also works as a freelance cameraman for Heartland Bowhunter and Whitetail Properties TV.
We had Nick evaluated by an experienced team of professionals, and the results were always grim.