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Definition 1: English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for crick in the sense of this definition

(crick is an instance of ...) someone with special training in biochemistry

Definition 2: a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British) - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for crick in the sense of this definition

(crick is a kind of ...) a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

(crick belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 3: twist (a body part) into a strained position - [verb of body]

Samples where crick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • crick your neck

(crick is a kind of ...) turn in the opposite direction

"twist one's head"

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