Stick


Stick

A stick generally refers to a long, slender piece of wood, usually a branch from a tree without the leaves that may be refined.

Stick may refer to:
*Floorballstick, a small plastic or carbon stick, with a blade, used in floorball
*Chopsticks, an eating utensil
*Rod, cane, or hickory stick, disciplinary implements
*Pointing stick, an indicator
*Swagger stick, a formal attribute
*Club (weapon) or staff (stick), weapons
*Tally sticks, a marking medium
*Walking stick, a mobility aid
*Fire stick, a stick for making fire

In objects of similar shape:
* A stick of dynamite
* Joystick, the control column in an aircraft cockpit, or a computer game controller
* Prayer stick
* Polo stick, hockey stick, lacrosse stick, etc. in sports
* Memory stick, a device for storing digital information.
* Modem stick (i.e. Huawei E172).
* Stick shift, automobile transmission

The sticks may refer to:
*The boondocks, a remote area, or a city or town that is considered unsophisticated

Stick may also refer to:
*Adhesion
* Stick (unit), an ancient unit of length (2 inch ≈ 5 cm), cfr. in yard
* Silver Stick and Gold Stick, certain functions named after a ceremonial attribute
* Stick (comics), a character in Marvel Comics, predominantly Daredevil
* Stick-Eastlake, a type of Victorian architecture
* "Stick" (film), a movie featuring Burt Reynolds and music by Anne Murray

In nicknames:
* "Sticks" for the Led Zeppelin album "Led Zeppelin IV"
* Sticks for Stephen Kernahan, former Australian rules football champion with the Carlton Football Club
* Stick for Gene Michael, former baseball infielder and manager
* Candlestick Park, the home stadium of the San Francisco 49ers and former home of the San Francisco Giants
* Sticks is Jaina Solo's Nickname while she is in Rogue Squadron from Starwars

In music:
* Clapstick, a musical instrument that traditionally accompanies the didgeridoo
* Chapman Stick, a musical instrument devised by Emmett Chapman in the early 1970s

In the military:
* A cluster of bombs
* A group of (generally) 12 paratroopers

ee also

* Poohsticks, a game
* Styx (disambiguation)
* Stick insect or "walking stick", an insect
* Stick figure, also known as a stick man
* Stick Cricket, an online game
* The Sticks, Hiberno-English slang for the countryside
* Sticky
* Centre stick, a cockpit arrangement with the control column located centrally
* Side-stick, a cockpit arrangement with the control column located at the side
* The Sticks, an Australian band


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  • stick — Ⅰ. stick [1] ► NOUN 1) a thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut off a tree. 2) a piece of trimmed wood used for support in walking or as a weapon. 3) (in hockey, polo, etc.) a long, thin implement used to hit or direct the ball or puck.… …   English terms dictionary

  • stick — [stik] n. [ME stikke < OE sticca, akin to Du stek, ON stik < IE base * steig , a point > STAKE, Frank * stakka, Gr stigma, L instigare, INSTIGATE] 1. a long, usually slender piece of wood; specif., a) a twig or small branch broken off or …   English World dictionary

  • Stick — Stick, v. i. 1. To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall. [1913 Webster] The green caterpillar breedeth in the inward parts of roses not blown, where the dew sticketh. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To remain where placed; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stick — Stick, n. [OE. sticke, AS. sticca; akin to stician to stab, prick, pierce, G. stecken a stick, staff, OHG. steccho, Icel. stik a stick. See {Stick}, v. t..] 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stick — Stick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stuck}(Obs. {Sticked}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sticking}.] [OE. stikien, v.t. & i., combined with steken, whence E. stuck), AS. stician, v.t. & i., and (assumed) stecan, v.t.; akin to OFries. steka, OS. stekan, OHG. stehhan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stick — 1 Stick, adhere, cohere, cling, cleave can mean to be or become closely, firmly, or indissolubly attached. Stick implies attachment by affixing; one thing or a person sticks to another, or things or persons stick together when they are literally… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Stick it — Titre original Stick It Réalisation Jessica Bendinger Durée 1h45 Sortie 21 avril 2006 Langue(s) originale(s) anglais Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stick It — Données clés Titre québécois Tomber... Pile Titre original Stick It Réalisation Jessica Bendinger Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stick — bezeichnet ein Sportgerät, siehe Stick (Polo) ein Werkzeug des Schlagzeugers, siehe Sticks (Schlagzeug) ein Speichermedium für Daten, siehe Memory Stick oder USB Stick ein Peripheriegerät (z. B. DVB T Stick, WLAN Adapter, Bluetooth Adapter,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stick — [n] pole, often wooden bar, bat, baton, billet, birch, bludgeon, board, branch, cane, club, cudgel, drumstick, ferrule, ingot, mast, rod, rule, ruler, shoot, slab, slat, staff, stake, stalk, stave, stem, strip, switch, timber, twig, wand, wedge;… …   New thesaurus

  • Stick — puede designar: Stick, un palo de madera o plástico con forma de J utilizado en hockey con el que se golpea la bola. Chapman Stick, un instrumento musical eléctrico. Memory Stick, un formato de tarjeta de memoria (memoria flash) extraíble,… …   Wikipedia Español


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