proper noun Stick®
- Chapman Stick® or The Stick®, electric musical instrument devise, devised by Emmett Chapman.
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- A small branch from a tree or bush.
verb (sticks, sticking, stuck)
- The nest was made out of sticks.
- A relatively long, thin piece of wood.
- I found several good sticks in the scrap pile at the construction site.
- A small, roughly cylindrical form of material.
- This wax is available as a .
- A cane to aid in walking (also called walking stick).
- I don"t need my to walk, but it"s helpful.
- A hockey stick.
- That was illegal tripping with the .
- A lacrosse stick.
- (colloquial) a stickshift.
- I grew up driving a , but many Americans my age didn"t.
- A piece of chewing gum.
- Don"t hog all that gum, give me a !
- The control column of an aircraft.
- (surfing) A surfboard.
- 2005: Wax your stick and head down to that spot. — surf.co.nz http://www.surf.co.nz/school/
- A quantity of eels, usually 25.
- 1866: The is employed for eels, and contained twenty-five. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 1, p. 171.
- (snowboarding): A snowboard.
- A cluster of bombs dropped in quick succession from an aircraft in order to spread them over a target area.
- A group of paratroopers who jump together.
- A line of infantry in a landing craft (usually 2 per craft)
- (Australian euphemism) approximately one gram of marijuana wrapped in aluminium foil in a small cylinder.
- A stick or sticky, a member of the Official IRA
- A scroll (rolled around a stick)
- the Stick of Joseph from Ezekiel 37:16
- (transitive) To glue; to adhere.
- Stick the label on the jar.
- (intransitive) To become attached; to adhere.
- The tape will not if it melts.
- (intransitive) To jam; to stop moving.
- The lever sticks if you push it too far up.
- (intransitive) See to stick with.
- (intransitive) To persist.
- His old nickname stuck.
- (intransitive) To remain loyal; to remain firm
- Just to your strategy, and you will win.
- (transitive) To place, set down (quickly or carelessly).
- Stick your bag over there and come with me.
- (transitive) To press into with a sharp point.
- The balloon will pop when I this pin in it.
- (transitive; gymnastics) To perform (a landing) perfectly.
- Once again, the world champion sticks the dismount.
- (transitive) To propagate plants by cuttings.
- Stick cuttings from geraniums promptly.
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