hook

(1) Basal portion of bacterial flagellum, to which is distally attached the flagellin filament. Proximally the hook is attached to the rotating spindle of the motor. In some bacteria (Myxobacteria) the rotation of the hook itself (without an attached flagellum) may directly cause forward gliding movement. (2) Drosophila gene encoding a large homodimeric protein involved in endocytosis of the bride of sevenless/sevenless receptor/ligand complexes from the R7 photoreceptor cell. ...

hook

a large, hook-shaped device from which the swivel is suspended. It is designed to carry maximum loads ranging from 100 to 650 tons (90 to 590 tonnes) and turns on bearings in its supporting housing. A strong spring within the assembly cushions the weight of a stand (90 feet, about 27 meters) of drill pipe, thus permitting the pipe to be made up and broken out with less damage to the tool join threads. Smaller hooks without the spring are used for handling tubing and sucker rods. See stand and swivel. ...

Hook

the thing used on the end of your hook snood used to hook fish. Makes include. Nordic bend, mustad, kamasan, cox and rawle, 4447b, circle hooks, eagle claw, baitholders etc

Hook

[filmmaking] The hook is the nucleus of both a film and its screenplay.{citation needed|date=March 2014} It is what grabs the viewer`s attention, preferably in the first 5–10 minutes, as a reader might expect to find a literary hook in the first chapter of a novel. During the pitch process, a screenwriter will use a hook to prove the `ban...
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Hook

A spit or narrow CAPE, turned landward at the outer end, resembling a hook in form.
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Hook

Meaning as a surname: Crooked backed, hook nose. Various places in Britain.
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Hook

The hook is the line of words and music that catches the listener's ear, holds his/her interest, sustains that interest and pulls the listener along to the end of the song. It is that one line - both musically and lyrically -- that listeners will remember long after the song is over.
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Hook

The most memorable or most catchy part of a song.
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hook

[n] - a sharp curve or crook 2. [n] - a catch for locking a door 3. [n] - a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something 4. [n] - a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something 5. [n] - a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer 6. [n] - a short swinging ...
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Hook

A device used to secure a load to a crane.
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Hook

Provided the player is on the same side of the opponent's pony as the ball, he may spoil the opponent's shot by putting his stick in the way of the striking player's.
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Hook

Hook noun [ Middle English hok , Anglo-Saxon hōc ; confer Dutch haak , German hake , haken , Old High German hāko , hāgo , hāggo , Icelandic haki , Swedish hake , Danish hage . Confer Arqu...
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Hook

Hook transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hooked ; present participle & verbal noun Hooking .] 1. To catch or fasten with a hook or hooks; to seize, capture, or hold, as with a hook, esp. with a disguised or baited hook; h...
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Hook

Hook intransitive verb To bend; to curve as a hook.
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Hook

Hook noun (Geology) A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end; as, Sandy Hook .
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Hook

Hook intransitive verb To move or go with a sudden turn; hence [ Slang or Prov. Eng.], to make off; to clear out; -- often with it . 'Duncan was wounded, and the escort hooked it.' Kipling.
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hook

Basal portion of bacterial flagellum, to which is distally attached the flagellin filament. Proximally the hook is attached to the rotating spindle of the motor. In some bacteria (Myxobacteria) the rotation of the hook itself (without an attached flagellum) may directly cause forward gliding movement. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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hook

noun a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
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hook

noun a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
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hook

solicit 1 accost verb approach with an offer of sexual favors; `he was solicited by a prostitute`; `The young man was caught soliciting in the park`
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hook

verb secure with the foot; `hook the ball`
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hook

verb fasten with a hook
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hook

noun a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; `he took lessons to cure his hooking`
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hook

noun a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
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hook

thieve verb take by theft; `Someone snitched my wallet!`
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