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Crick

(krik),
Francis H.C., British biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1916-2004. See: Watson-Crick helix.

crick

(krĭk)
n.
A painful cramp or muscle spasm, as in the back or neck.
tr.v. cricked, cricking, cricks
To cause a painful cramp or muscle spasm in by turning or wrenching.

crick

(krĭk)
A muscle spasm or cramp, esp. in the neck.
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30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leo Burnett Chicago appointed Josh Crick as senior vice president, managing director of digital integration.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced a major donation of [pounds sterling]100,000 towards Cancer Research UK's fundraising campaign to help build the Francis Crick Institute, a pioneering medical research facility in the heart of London.
Channel 4 News political correspondent Crick marched up to the press officer and called his name.
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As Crick gamely asked whether the prince was worried about the publication he was body-blocked by a female press secretary who tore the sleeve off Crick's microphone before tossing it on to the pavement.
That performance came over an extended 12 furlongs, and the step up to two miles and one should suit Miss Crick, Hutchinson's pick of the King runners.
I've been a spectator for the last five years, but when Harpal Kumar from Cancer Research UK, the official charity of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon, asked me to join him in a team of business leaders to run to raise funds for the Francis Crick Institute, I just had to say yes.
likely to get a crick in that said, we think we have now hit upon a foolproof way to sleep upright, and it's called the TRTL, above.
Bloom tried to play down his remarks about women, saying his comments were a joke but he has not publicly apologised to Crick.
A letter Mr Crick wrote to his son describing the discovery sold at Christie's for $6m (PS3.
This "old boy's club" also included Watson and Crick.
Crick had used the handwritten note, dated March 19 1953, to tell his 12-year-old son Michael that he and his colleague Jim Watson had "probably" made the "most important discovery.