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1. crick (v.)

twist (a body part) into a strained position

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2. Crick (n.)

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

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3. Henry (n.)

a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)

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4. Compton (n.)

United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)

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5. Henry (n.)

United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)

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6. henry (n.)

a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second

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7. crick (n.)

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

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8. Henry (n.)

English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)

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9. good-king-henry (n.)

European plant naturalized in North America; often collected from the wild as a potherb

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