KLIKS

click

2 [klik]
noun Slang.
a kilometer.
Also, klick, klik.


Origin:
1970–75 or earlier; probably special use of click1, but sense development unclear

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klick

[klik]
noun Slang.
Also, klik.
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click (klɪk)
 
n
1.  a short light often metallic sound
2.  a.  the locking member of a ratchet mechanism, such as a pawl or detent
 b.  the movement of such a mechanism between successive locking positions
3.  phonetics any of various stop consonants, found in Khoisan and as borrowings in southern Bantu languages, that are produced by the suction of air into the mouth
4.  slang (US), (Canadian) a kilometre
5.  computing an act of pressing and releasing a button on a mouse
 
vb
6.  to make or cause to make a clicking sound: to click one's heels
7.  (usually foll by on) computing to press and release (a button on a mouse) or to select (a particular function) by pressing and releasing a button on a mouse
8.  slang (intr) to be a great success: that idea really clicked
9.  informal (intr) to become suddenly clear: it finally clicked when her name was mentioned
10.  slang (intr) to go or fit together with ease: they clicked from their first meeting
 
[C17: of imitative origin]
 
'clicker
 
n

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click
1581, of imitative origin; the figurative sense of "fit together" first recorded 1915.
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Medical Dictionary

click (klĭk)
n.
A slight sharp sound, such as that heard from the heart during systole.

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