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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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These words among others describe the impact rock 'n' legend Stevie Nicks has had on music and popular society.
Sandra Halliburton, author of Read Between My Lines: The Musical and Life Journey of Stevie Nicks, the first complete compilation biography of Nicks in over 20 years, chronicles her journey and provides an in-depth look into her impact on music history.
The companies built and maintain those roads at their own expense, so it's hardly a rationale for charging us a provincial fuel tax on that portion of the haul," says Nicks.
Nicks, a 28-year professional forester who helped draft the report, says the government's initial response "doesn't address industry's needs head on.
Even with the core members well into their 50s, with a catalog of hits this extensive and some savvy backup choices, Nicks, Buckingham et al more than gave fans their money's worth Friday.
Nicks not only watched all the Rogers and Astaire films; he also brought the dances home in his head and feet and taught them to his sisters.
Stevie Nicks is one of the world's most popular rock music icons and she is a perfect fit for The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, a world-class entertainment venue.
She will be part of the Ontario forestry services team," Nicks says.
The Nicks Enchanted album went Gold on April 7, 1999, having sold in excess of 166,000 boxsets at $44.
Although the "Practical Magic" soundtrack is not on the Modern Records label, the exposure that Stevie Nicks receives should stimulate catalogue sales of Stevie's solo career which is exclusive on the Modern Records label.
V: OTC BB: MDNR) announces that Stevie Nicks new 3 CD box set "Enchanted" has exceeded the initial expectations for sales in the first week and has sold over 56,000 units.
We were off to see Nick Cave on Saturday night at the Usher Hall.