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kecks

(kɛks) or

keks

pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) dialect Northern English trousers
[C19: from obsolete kicks breeches]
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You have only to look at Keck, who manages the `Trumpet.
And millions of female - and male - fans drooled over Cristiano Ronaldo and Essex model David Gandy when they posed in their designer kecks.
JOHN McCRIRICK kecks factor In a scene reminiscent of a horror movie, the TV horse racing pundit went for saggy, see-through pants in Ultimate Big Brother.
It is also a necessary first step to merging the two Kecks into a large- aperture interferometer that may be able to directly view giant planets orbiting other stars.
An amateur's 6-inch telescope often gets to stare through a column of steady air, but that almost never happens for optical giants like the Keck Observatory's twin 10-meter reflectors.
Tuthill (University of California, Berkeley) and his colleagues mask off most of the Keck I telescope's segmented primary mirror, allowing starlight to pass through only 36 small holes.
Danchi present Keck I images of WR104, a 13th-magnitude Wolf-Rayet star in Sagittarius.
Such a spiral is seen in three near-infrared images that Tuthill and his colleagues obtained with the masked-off Keck I last year.
Probably best known among the new behemoths are the twin Keck telescopes.
It came from the combination of ingenuity, monumental advances in computer and electronic technologies, and loads of cold, hard cash--the Keck twins cost more than $150 million.
Jerry Nelson (University of California, Santa Cruz), the driving force behind Keck, got around the problem by using thirty-six 1-meter mirrors that act as a single 10-meter light bucket.
But adaptive-optics systems now allow giants like Keck and Gemini to rival Hubble's picture quality--and often surpass it at infrared wavelengths, where the seeing is better.