Knick vs. Nick

Knick vs. Nick — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Knick and Nick

Knickverb

alternative spelling of nick

Nicknoun

A shallow notch, cut, or indentation on an edge or a surface

nicks in the table.razor nicks on his chin.

Nicknoun

Chiefly British Slang A prison or police station.

Nicknoun

(Printing) A groove down the side of a piece of type used to ensure that it is correctly placed.

Nickverb

To cut a nick or notch in.

Nickverb

To cut into and wound slightly

A sliver of glass nicked my hand.
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Nickverb

To cut short; check

nicked an impulse to flee.

Nickverb

(Slang) To cheat, especially by overcharging.

Nickverb

To steal.

Nickverb

To arrest.

Nicknoun

A small cut in a surface.

Nicknoun

A particular place or point considered as marked by a nick; the exact point or critical moment.

in the nick of time
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Nicknoun

A notch cut crosswise in the shank of a type, to assist a compositor in placing it properly in the stick, and in distribution.

Nicknoun

Senses connoting something small.

Nicknoun

(cricket) A small deflection of the ball off the edge of the bat, often going to the wicket-keeper for a catch.

Nicknoun

(genetics) One of the single-stranded DNA segments produced during nick translation.

Nicknoun

(real tennis) The point where the wall of the court meets the floor.

Nicknoun

In the expressions in bad nick and in good nick: condition, state.

The car I bought was cheap and in good nick.

Nicknoun

A police station or prison.

He was arrested and taken down to Sun Hill nick [police station] to be charged.He’s just been released from Shadwell nick [prison] after doing ten years for attempted murder.

Nicknoun

(Internet) lang=en

a user’s reserved nick on an IRC network

Nicknoun

(archaic) A nix or water]] spirit.

Nickverb

(transitive) To make a nick or notch in; to cut or scratch in a minor way.

I nicked myself while I was shaving.

Nickverb

(transitive) To make ragged or uneven, as by cutting nicks or notches in; to deface, to mar.

Nickverb

To make a crosscut or cuts on the underside of (the tail of a horse, in order to make the animal carry it higher).

Nickverb

To fit into or suit, as by a correspondence of nicks; to tally with.

Nickverb

(transitive) To hit at, or in, the nick; to touch rightly; to strike at the precise point or time.

Nickverb

To hit the ball with the edge of the bat and produce a fine deflection.

Nickverb

To throw or turn up (a number when playing dice); to hit upon.

Nickverb

To steal.

Someone’s nicked my bike!

Nickverb

To arrest.

The police nicked him climbing over the fence of the house he’d broken into.

Nickverb

To give or call (someone) by a nickname; to style.

Nicknoun

an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

Nicknoun

a small cut

Nickverb

cut slightly, with a razor;

The barber's knife nicked his cheek

Nickverb

cut a nick into

Nickverb

divide or reset the tail muscles of;

nick horses

Nickverb

mate successfully; of livestock