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hook

1. tv. to cheat someone. Watch the clerk in that store. He might try to hook you.
2. tv. to steal something. Lefty hooked a couple of candy bars just for the hell of it.
3. tv. to addict someone (to something). (Not necessarily drugs.) The constant use of bicarb hooked him to the stuff.
4. n. the grade of C. I didn’t study at all and I still got a hook!
5. tv. to earn or pull the grade of C on something in school. History? I hooked it without any trouble.
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Onboard Systems International, LLC designs and manufactures innovative helicopter lift equipment for the worldwide aerospace industry, including belly hooks, cargo hook suspension systems, Onboard Weighing Systems, and remote hook equipment.
Holding the hook securely against the fabric, take several stitches through each hole.
A higher percentage of walleyes were deeply hooked when caught using passive (50.4 percent) than active (9.3 percent) techniques, and deeply hooked walleyes had higher mortality (14.8 percent) than shallow hooked fish (3.0 percent).
of Greenacres makes a special live bait rig for kingfish that marries a circle hook to a trailing treble hook with a piece of flexible braided wire.
That is when he guided the shark to the shallow waters near the beach and jumped into the water to remove the hook hanging inside its jaws.
A comparison of circle hook and "J" hook performance in recreational catch-and-release fisheries for billfish.
It is common knowledge among serious anglers, that not all hooks are made equal, and quite often the hooks fitted to cross-the-counter purchased lures, will need some tweaking, or maybe even changing if they are to be effective.
The question usually is answered with the appropriate physics involved, both for the natural and the reverse hook.
Put your hook through the second lefthand peg, hook the bottom band, and loop forward to its original peg in front.
Former Ospreys star Hook was linked with a return to the Liberty Stadium with Super 15 clubs the Rebels, Sharks and Stormers also interested.
1.7874-1 defines hook stock for purposes of calculating tax on the inversion gain of expatriated entities.
Objective: Type III acromioclavicular joint dislocation is treated by various methods including hook plate, pinning and fixiation by a screw.
"Hook ups" are one common type of casual sexual experience in studies of traditionally-aged White American heterosexual college students (e.g., Bogle, 2008; Flack et al., 2007).
The two dorsoventrally opposed halves of the unarmed schizorhynch proboscis are referred to as tongues (or lips) or hook supports (or base units, muscle pads, muscle bulbs, or hook carriers) if the structure bears a sclerotized part or hook.
We described testing done on a standard prosthetic hook and a hook with adaptations aimed at improving grasp.