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Meaning of "a sticky end" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A STICKY END

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A STICKY END

a shingle short
a shot across someone´s bows
a shoulder to cry on
a sight
a sight for sore eyes
A sizes
a slap in the face
a slap on the back
a slap on the wrist
a soda
a sop to Cerberus
a spider´s web of sth
a stout heart
a stroke
a tad
a tall order
a taste of one´s own medicine
a tempo
a thick ear

WORDS THAT END LIKE A STICKY END

at a loose end
at an end
at the sharp end
back end
bottom end
come to an end
dead end
deep end
go off the deep end
in the end
no end
on end
sticky end
tail end
the end
tight end
to the bitter end
top end
world without end
year end

Synonyms and antonyms of a sticky end in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a sticky end» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A STICKY END

Find out the translation of a sticky end to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a sticky end from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a sticky end» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

粘性末端
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un extremo pegajoso
570 millions of speakers

English

a sticky end
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक चिपचिपा अंत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نهاية لزجة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

липкий конец
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma extremidade coesiva
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি চটচটে শেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une extrémité collante
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Akhir melekat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein klebriges Ende
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

付着末端
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스티커 끝
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Akhire lengket
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một kết thúc dính
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு ஒட்டும் முடிவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक चिकट अंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yapışkan bir son
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una brutta fine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lepki koniec
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

липкий кінець
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un final lipicios
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα κολλώδες άκρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n taai einde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en klibbig ände
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en klebrig ende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a sticky end

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A STICKY END»

The term «a sticky end» is regularly used and occupies the 57.134 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A STICKY END» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a sticky end

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A STICKY END»

Discover the use of a sticky end in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a sticky end and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Sticky End: A Mitch Mitchell Mystery
In A Sticky End, Mitch must face the possibility that Boy is involved in the chain of events that led to the suicide of his own colleague and secret paramour, Frank Bartlett.
James Lear, 2013
2
Gene Cloning and Manipulation
It can therefore be ligated, without further digestion, to a blunt-ended molecule to leave a sticky end. Note that in this example the 5' overhanging end is not phosphorylated; this lack of a phosphate group prevents the concatenation of adaptors ...
Christopher Howe, 1995
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A Theoretical Model for Self-assembly of Flexible Tiles
A sticky end of type h is a copy of the sticky end type h and has the same sequence on nucleotides as the sticky end type h. The Watson-Crick complementarity is modeled with a function θ : H → H which is an involution, i.e., θ(θ(h)) = h for all h ...
Ana Staninska, 2007
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DNA Computing: 10th International Workshop on DNA Computing, ...
... beginning of a transition operation of ADTM, all the Symbol-Molecules possess sticky ends [ ̄s]. A Symbol-Molecule with a sticky end [ ̄s] is referred to as in its default configuration; the [ ̄s] sticky end is referred to as a default sticky end.
Claudio Ferretti, Giancarlo Mauri, Claudio Zandron, 2005
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Genomics and Genetic Engineering
The linkers are short DNA molecules that have restriction sites for sticky ends, so digestion with a sticky end cutter is necessary for generating sticky ends. Adapters, on the other hand are synthetic DNA molecules being blunt at one end and ...
Satya, Pratik, 2007
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DNA Computing: 11th International Workshop on DNA Computing, ...
However, after reaction 1.1, A will possess a sticky end that encodes the state, i.e. color, information of itself, ... a rule-molecule corresponding to a transition rule in Figure 1 recognizes A's sticky end and effects a state transition of molecule A. A ...
Alessandra Carbone, Niles A. Pierce, 2006
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Self Assembly: The Science of Things That Put Themselves ...
To the right we see two double strand DNA molecules, each with a sticky end. In this case, the top strand of each continues past the lower strand. The upper double strand DNA molecule has a sticky end whose bases form the complement for ...
John A. Pelesko, 2007
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Algorithmic Bioprocesses
The computation proceeded until no transition molecule matched the exposed sticky end of the input or until the special terminator symbol was cleaved, forming an output molecule that has a sticky end encoding the final state. This sticky end  ...
Anne Condon, David Harel, Joost N. Kok, 2009
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Biomolecular Information Processing: From Logic Systems to ...
Each step of the computation (reading, writing, and moving to the next step) was comprised of six chemical events (specifically illustrated in Figure 9.5): (i) cutting the initial tape using Sta and Inv enzyme with Sta, creating a sticky end unique to  ...
Evgeny Katz, 2013
10
Current Trends in High Performance Computing and Its ...
A sticky end complementary with the incomplete fli ( the right end of the oligo). The two sticky ends can combine the oligo for 6; with the proper DNA molecule. For example, the first oligo in Fig. 3 will combine with the DNA molecule that stands ...
Wu Zhang, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A STICKY END»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a sticky end is used in the context of the following news items.
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Barry Mitchell follows the write path
On the field he did it easy and off the field easier," he writes of an apocryphal star whose career comes to a sticky end after falling in with the ... «The Age, Jul 15»
2
Tam the rescued Hitchin hedgehog comes to a sticky end - but were …
The story of Tam the hedgehog –nursed back to health after being found severely underweight, only to allegedly meet his end as council ... «Comet 24, Jul 15»
3
New role ... British actor Maisie Williams in a scene from The Falling …
... are all the more joyous for the relief of having survived another year in a series where anyone can — and regularly does — meet a sticky end. «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
4
The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)
Daisy suffers abuse, rape and injury, before coming to a sticky end, by which we mean the hairy backside of some unwashed lifer. Was the ... «LeftLion, Jun 15»
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Where Orpheus Played -- And Lost His Lyre, Love and Life …
Orpheus himself came to a sticky end too, by the way, if not in Xanthi itself, then indeed here in Thrace. According to the Roman poet Ovid, the ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
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Tangled up in blue: A sticky end to sleeping sickness
Tangled up in blue: A sticky end to sleeping sickness. 28 June 2015 Last updated at 00:05 BST. The lure of a bright blue target is tempting a killer insect towards ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
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When fiction meets fact
... in the Middle East. Meanwhile the ghostwriter discovers that his writer predecessor seesm to have come to a sticky end. A cracking thriller. «New Zealand Herald, Jun 15»
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Protect your hedgehog! As numbers decline we speak to the man in …
... that ironically, a good gauge of how well a species is doing is how many can be spotted at the side of the road who have met a sticky end. «Hemel Gazette, Jun 15»
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Game of Thrones - here's (possibly) what to expect from season six
In contrast it is unlikely the desperate leap from the battlements of Winterfell by Sansa and Theon has led to a sticky end. There are so few ... «Irish Independent, Jun 15»
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A witty love letter to Manchester: have you been watching No Offence?
It had me from the first five minutes; Dinah's late-night chase through Manchester, cab and heels ditched, suspect shortly to meet a sticky end ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»

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