Definitions for crickkrɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

crickkrɪk(n.)

  1. a sharp, painful spasm of the muscles, as of the neck or back.

    Category: Pathology

  2. (v.t.)to give a crick or wrench to (the neck, back, etc.).

    Category: Pathology

Origin of crick:

1400–50; late ME crikke, perh. akin to crick2

crick*krɪk(n.)

  1. Category: Dialect

    Ref: creek (def. 1). 1 1

* Northern and Western U.S..

Crickkrɪk(n.)

  1. Francis Harry Compton, born 1916, English biophysicist: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1962.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crick, kink, rick, wrick(noun)

    a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)

  2. Crick, Francis Crick, Francis Henry Compton Crick(verb)

    English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)

  3. crick(verb)

    twist (a body part) into a strained position

    "crick your neck"

Wiktionary

  1. crick(Noun)

    A painful muscular cramp or spasm of some part of the body, as of the neck or back, making it difficult to move the part affected. (Compare catch.)

  2. crick(Verb)

    to violently spasm.

  3. Crick(ProperNoun)

    A village in Northamptonshire, England

  4. Crick(ProperNoun)

    A habitational surname derived from the placename

  5. Crick(ProperNoun)

    Francis Crick co-discoverer of the structure of DNA

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crick(noun)

    the creaking of a door, or a noise resembling it

  2. Crick(noun)

    a painful, spasmodic affection of the muscles of some part of the body, as of the neck or back, rendering it difficult to move the part

  3. Crick(noun)

    a small jackscrew

Freebase

  1. Crick

    Crick is a village in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire in England. It is close to the border with Warwickshire, 6 miles east of Rugby and 14 miles north-west of Northampton. The villages of Crick and West Haddon were by-passed by the A428 main road from Rugby to Northampton when the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal was built in 1996. The terminal is a short distance east of junction 18 the M1 motorway which is next to Crick. Crick's population in the 2001 census was 1,460.

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