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Stick

A slang term for a point on a security market. For example, if a share price drops five points over the trading day, it may be said to decline five stick.
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Disney Channel's popular TV show, "Phil of the Future," features 15-year-old Phil Diffy as part of a time traveling family from the future that gets stuck in the present year.
He throws his shoe up to shift it, but that gets stuck, so he throws up his other shoe and that gets stuck, too.
Jacob Sam (above), aged nine of Earlsdon with two of his puppets and (right) Amy COLOURFUL CREATIONS: Emily Harrison (right), aged three, of Stoke, Coventry, starts to make her doll and (below) Yasmin Bhayat, aged 12, of Cheylesmore, with her colourful doll STICKY SITUATION: Daniel Harrison (above), aged six, of Stoke, Coventry, gets stuck into making his model and (below right) Jasper Tetlow, aged seven, of Earlsdon, with part of his doll MATERIAL GIRLS: Annabelle Tetlow (above), aged four, of Green Lane, making her dolls and (right) Morgan Tiley (left), aged 10, and Millie Fairies, aged nine, of Holbrooks, getting stuck into the activity
It's a bad day when the tree eats your airplane, snowmen melt, and gum gets stuck in your hair--but the ability to laugh at events can turn a bad day into a good one.
If our truck gets stuck--and it gets stuck all the time--we have to be able to get it out.
And when the boss at her PR firm gets stuck in another elevator, Ashley saves a crucial meeting with Masquerade Records mogul Damon Phillips (a funny Faizon Love) by suggesting -- get this -- a masquerade-theme promotional ball.
Pongolle seems to be more eager and gets stuck in more these days, Mellor is too greedy and far too slow for a top class striker.
BBC1, 7pm) JEREMY Spake joins nursery nurses for a day, becomes lord of the manor at a crisis-struck stately home and gets stuck in with a toilet cleaner.
Experts theorize that microscopic defects enhance the thin film's superconducting properties because the flux gets stuck, or "pinned," in the defects and can no longer impede conduction.
And, if a resident is unable to pay, the property owner gets stuck with the bill.