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  • n  helicopter carrying a reel of steel cable that can be used to lift and transport heavy objects
  • n  a hook that is imagined to be suspended from the sky

  • Materialism is not a satisfactory 'skyhook.
  • Your baby skyhook to beat Boston in the playoffs will live on forever with Laker fans.
  • The bedrock of all Brooks films is frenzy; the nominal subject of Young Frankensteinthe skyhook for all the madnessis a satirical exhumation of Mary Shelley's classic.
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  • Steve Jobs in AFP
    We are using both of them (Google and SkyHook) and it works pretty doggone well,Jobs said while demonstrating the 399-dollar iPhone's new map feature, which is part of a free software upgrade made available on Tuesday. "The iPhone is not...
  • Daniel Dennett in Stanford Report
    You might say that they think of the mind as a skyhook, as a near miraculous device that is an original fount of intelligence and creativity,Dennett said.

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