HyperDic: crick

English > 3 senses of the word crick / Crick:
NOUNstatecrick, kink, rick, wricka painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back ('rick' and 'wrick' are British)
person Crick, Francis Crick, Francis Henry Compton CrickEnglish biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure / structure of DNA (1916-2004)
VERBbodycricktwist (a body part) into a strained / strained position
crick / Crick > pronunciation
Soundskrih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > crick: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back ('rick' and 'wrick' are British).
Synonymskink, rick, wrick
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderspasm, cramp, muscle spasmA painful and involuntary muscular contraction
Spanishtortícolis
Catalantorticoli
Verbscricktwist (a body part) into a strained / strained position
English > Crick: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure / structure of DNA (1916-2004).
SynonymsFrancis Crick, Francis Henry Compton Crick
Instance ofbiochemistsomeone with special training in biochemistry
SpanishFrancis Crick
CatalanFrancis Crick
English > crick: 3 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningTwist (a body part) into a strained / strained position.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"crick your neck"
BroadertwistTurn in the opposite direction
Nounscricka painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back ('rick' and 'wrick' are British)

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