Definitions for "Hook"
Keywords:  golfer, sharply, hander, curve, topspin
A piece of metal, or other hard material, formed or bent into a curve or at an angle, for catching, holding, or sustaining anything; as, a hook for catching fish; a hook for fastening a gate; a boat hook, etc.
The curving motion of a ball, as in bowling or baseball, curving away from the hand which threw the ball; in golf, a curving motion in the direction of the golfer who struck the ball.
To bend; to curve as a hook.
Keywords:  catchy, memorable, song, riff, clever
a particular feature of a commercial or an advertisement (e.g., a product attribute, a benefit, an emotion, a clever phrase, a jingle, a person) that sparks immediate attention, interest, and desire for action by the consumer; what the consumer grabs on to in the advertising. The specific feature that makes the advertising memorable.
A clever phrase or melody used to capture the consumer's attention and help make the advertising message more memorable.
a repeated motive that accompanies the words to the title of a popular song
The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; -- called also hook bones.
To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore.
A point in some code used to control the program under analysis. Hooks are used by the Enterprise ToolKit for OS/390 Performance Analyzer.
Keywords:  punch, boxer, bent, swing, elbow
Thai, a term used in Thai Boxing, word borrowed from the English, Hooking punch.
a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
(see pic above) a hit that is executed by the batter swinging his bat around his body, and following up with a complete body turn, usually pivoting on one foot...works best on a pitch that is moving away from the batter on his "leg" side (see definition). Back Terms from I to L
Inciting incident, scene, or image that captures the interest of the audience.
Something that gets the attention and interest of a reporter, editor or producer.
a short, simple statement that summarizes the plot and draws the reader in
The stitch-forming device used in lockstitch machines to hold the bobbin and picks up the needle loop off the needle to form the stitch. On rotary hook machines, the hook makes two revolutions for every rotation of the handwheel.
make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day"
The hook picks thread off the needle to create a stitch. Also called a shuttle.
Keywords:  landward, swivel, cape, turn, cushions
That part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns.
A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end; as, Sandy Hook in New Jersey.
To move or go with a sudden turn;
Keywords:  cadmium, catch, bronzed, fly, stainless
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; hence, to secure by allurement or artifice; to entrap; to catch; as, to hook a dress; to hook a trout.
the J-shaped sharp and pointy thing that's used to catch the fish.
Pointed wire hook tied into a fly to catch fish (hopefully).
a diacritical mark used in the Vietnamese alphabet
a diacritic mark used in Vietnamese to indicate that vowels are pronouned with a falling then rising tone
Keywords:  snare, entice, trap, salesman, ruby
A snare; a trap.
anything that serves as an enticement
entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
Equipment used in aidclimbing. climbing technique.[ edit][ edit
Equipment used in aidclimbing . 2. A climbing technique .
Equipment used in aid climbing. climbing technique. Ice axe A handy tool for safety and balance.
(or Hook echo ) - A radar reflectivity pattern characterized by a hook-shaped extension of a thunderstorm echo, usually in the southwest part of the storm. A hook often is associated with a mesocyclone), and indicates favorable conditions for tornado development. See Figure 2, BWER), and Figure 7, supercell.
(or Hook Echo) - a radar reflectivity pattern characterized by a hook- or crescent-shaped extension of a thunderstorm echo, usually in the right-rear part of the storm (relative to its direction of motion). A hook often is associated with a mesocyclone, and indicates favorable conditions for tornado development.
a callback function that Windows calls whenever something interesting happens, such as when the user types something
A hook is a processing step where the handlers (callback procedures) registered for this Hook will be called. In Apache 1.3, the hooks were defined by the module API, while Apache 2 allows adding new hooks.
A callback function that handles I/O port and board memory accesses. Synonymous with handler.
To block a following rider by moving the back wheel to the side.
elbowing or movement of the wheel that prevents the progress of another one cyclist, generally illegal.
To suddenly move one's back wheel to the side, forcing the following rider to slowdown to avoid running into the front rider's bike.
Keywords:  adventure, plot, dnd, steve, reynolds
A strong plot device (NPC, event, artefact) that provides the rationale for characters involvement in an adventure. To quote Steve Reynolds, 'There are only two basic plot hooks in DnD - find the magic widget and lose the magic widget.'
( link / ) There are two kinds of hooks: background and plot. Background hooks are elements of a PC's history that the GM can use to tie that PC into the game world, or as fuel for adventures. A plot hook is anything the GM describes to get the PCs involved in an adventure.
Keywords:  emacs, unhooked, pdbx, git, dir
a concept borrowed from the EMACS editor which allows you to execute arbitrary commands before performing some operation
hook is a pdbx command that allows you to re-establish control over all task(s) in the current context that were previously unhooked with this command.
During the normal execution of several git commands, call-outs are made to optional scripts that allow a developer to add functionality or checking. Typically, the hooks allow for a command to be pre-verified and potentially aborted, and allow for a post-notification after the operation is done. The hook scripts are found in the $GIT_DIR/hooks/ directory, and are enabled by simply making them executable. See also: Hooks used by git.
Keywords:  hoist, lure, shank, lifting, sister
A hook is a single, double, or treble point attached to a single shank. A lure with multiple hooks is still considered a single hook.
A lifting attachment that is connected to a hoist.
The lifting attachment point suspended from the hoist machinery, typically single- or double-pronged. Double-pronged hooks are known as "sister hooks."
Keywords:  crane, wrecking, auxiliary, slang
Wrecking crane or auxiliary.
(slang) A crane.
the main news element of a story
Hook is a 1991 film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins and Maggie Smith. It is based on J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan story.
Keywords:  finesse
finesse
In the classic Xtreme Office Sport of PaperJam, the hook describes the non-sticky leading edge of a Post-It sticky-note.+ Associated link: http://officediversions.com/discover/modules/news/article.php?storyid=5
Keywords:  memeus, hofstadter, meme, bait, urges
The part of a meme-complex that urges replication. The hook is often most effective when it is not an explicit statement, but a logical consequence of the memeUs content. (Hofstadter) (See bait, threat.)
Keywords:  chook, shook, playable, letter, front
To attach a letter to the beginning or end of a word already on the board to form another playable word. See Front Hook and Back Hook.
A letter which can be added to another to make a longer word. Generally referred to as front hooks and back hooks. Example: The front hooks for HOOK are S and C (shook, chook). The back hooks are A, S and Y (hooka, hooks, hooky).
a letter that can be placed on the front or rear of a word to make a new word
Keywords:  frontier, script, event, chunk, tap
a chunk of code run at some particular event
a function that's called when a particular event happens
a list of scripts that will be executed when a specific event occurs
The free foot moves as a pendulum in front or back of the weighted foot and is kept off the floor.
a path in the Ferrers-Young diagram, leading from a HEAD (the rightmost node in a row) to a FOOT (the bottom node in a column
Keywords:  grip, lifter, ledges, thumbs, tiny
grip in which the lifter wraps the thumbs around the bar with the index and second fingers on top of the thumbs.
Small metal devices used to grip tiny ledges or small holes.
Keywords:  rod, washer, cladding, nut, fuse
A metal part attached to a rod and used to fuse the spine. It is shaped like a fish hook.
For spinal applications, a metallic medical device used to connect spinal structures to a rod.
threaded rod, fixed on the cladding rails and the posts, fixing a cladding or a cover, using a washer and of a nut.
An implement for cutting grass or grain; a sickle; an instrument for cutting or lopping; a billhook.
Keywords:  steal
To steal.
a lighter, more functional, more durable and versatile option, requiring less maintenance than an artificial hand
A hook is a program triggered by some repository event, such as the creation of a new revision or the modification of an unversioned property. A hook is handed enough information to tell what that event is, what targets it is operating on and the username of the person who triggered the event.
a compelling way to get somebody interested in what you do
a statement that compels you to listen to the speaker
a question, quip, quote , anecdote or statistic that
approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
an idea so simple that you can yell it across a parking lot
Keywords:  snitched, wallet, theft, someone, take
take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!"
Keywords:  crooks, see
see crooks
Player positions 4 and 5 near the corner of either end of the table. Often referred to as Inside Hook or Outside Hook.
the action of a lineman positioning himself in front of a defender and preventing him from getting outside, often done by a tight end on an outside linebacker.
An abrupt deviation from straightness. Hook can be caused by non-uniform metal flow during breakthrough. See also Bow.
Keywords:  tagline, concise, sentence, book, your
a concise, one-sentence tagline for your book
an anchor point which a plugin or javascript can use to literally grab onto, creating actions and interactions within the code for the plugin
Slang for anchor
Keywords:  chinook, helicopter, common, term
Common term for the CH-47 Chinook helicopter
In CoOperative Development Environment/400, the location in a compiled program where the compiler inserts an instruction that allows the user to later interrupt the program (by setting breakpoints) for debugging purposes.
to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
a way to make a action link to something else, like a box or a scoop function
Keywords:  arachne, runtime, hoods, code, piece
a small piece of code generated under the hoods by the Arachne runtime
Keywords:  eccentric, see
See Eccentric, and V-hook.
a call within software that's explicitly designated to provide future extensibilitry
Keywords:  tow, truck
Tow truck.
a component of appeal that makes a book stand out," explains McCutcheon
That spark of innovation that is the reason for the game's being and makes it special when compared to other games. Just as a person has a soul, so does a game ­– and that soul is the game's Hook.
Hook is the name of four unrelated video games released in 1992 that were based on the film of the same name.
Keywords:  tether, connector, top, see
See Hook-on connector, Top tether hook.
a Lisp variable which holds a list of functions, to be called on some well-defined occasion
a variable where you can store a function or functions to be called on a particular occasion by an existing program
Keywords:  unreasonable, rip, ask, off, clear
to make off; to clear out; -- often with it.
rip off; ask an unreasonable price
Keywords:  wrestling, limb, easily, break, old
an old wrestling technique that applies a lock bone to bone and can easily break a limb
Keywords:  jack, deck, slang, cards, term
Slang term for the Jack in a deck of cards.
Keywords:  sown, succession, field, years, two
A field sown two years in succession.
a special Rewrite function that takes three arguments and returns a string
a character flaw, a physical/mental/social disability that the GM could use to his great advantage
Keywords:  handset, radio
a radio; a radio handset
Keywords:  fork, train, block, case, special
a special case of a fork , which is the more general building block of train s in J
Keywords:  apple, unix, concept, term
an Apple term for a UNIX concept
Keywords:  dog, picked, casts, back, see
1) A dog who casts back is said to “hook.” 2) SEE “Picked Up.
n. A location in a computer program where an instruction is inserted for invoking a particular function
(n.) A vertical surface at the top of a cut angle that prevents smooth insertion or withdrawal of a key. Source: Lock Industry Standards and Training (LIST) Council
a piece of code that is not complete in and of itself, but it provides a convenient place to add features later
Load transmitting component most frequently used in conjunction with chain and other equipment items.
a way for an application to capture keyboard input
A procedure within the encoding of a computer program which allows the user to modify the program so as to import data from or export data to other programs.
Keywords:  spring, mounting, extension, held, aid
Device to aid in the mounting of elements held in position by the extension spring.
Hook is the name of several characters in the Transformers universes.
A helpful way, built into software or hardware products by the original developers, to allow others to add custom features or to interface with the product.
Keywords:  belongings, off, others
make off with belongings of others
a marketing term that makes it easier for people to purchase your services
Keywords:  parent, vertices, feature, object
an object feature and it is like a parent to an object, but for vertices
Keywords:  addition, optional
an optional addition