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nick

[nik]
(biochemistry)
The absence of a phosphodiester bond between adjacent nucleotides in one strand of duplex deoxyribonucleic acid.
(geology)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Nick

 

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

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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Fran said he had first met Nick, 35, when he sold the group's merchandise on their 2009-2010 tour.
14, Nick, an architecture major from Adamson University, was mugged on Martinez Street, a few blocks away from his house on Pineda Street, Central Signal Village.
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