from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Spock, Benjamin McLane 1903-1998. American pediatrician, educator, and writer. His book Baby and Child Care, originally published in 1946, had a great influence on child-rearing.
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- proper n. An American surname anglicized from the Dutch Spaak.
- proper n. Mr. Spock, a main character from the original Star Trek TV series, whose heritage is part alien, that of the logical Vulcan race.
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- n. United States pediatrician whose many books on child care influenced the upbringing of children around the world (1903-1998)
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DIAMOND ST: TOS SPOCK FIGURE Commander Spock is the other new Original Series figure to be listed.
I don't know anybody named Bones, Sulu, or Spock (picture of Dr. Benjamin Spock is shown on screen behind him).
A phrase Spock now identified as a Longfellow quote from "The Building of the Ship": "And in the wreck of noble lives/Something immortal still survives."
Without a word Spock was commenting on what happened to people who set traps for their opponents and then purposely waved the fact in their opponents' faces.
Without a word Spock was commenting on what happened to people who set traps for their opponents and then purposely waved the fact in their opponents’ faces.
I go off and do things and Spock is not necessarily there.
Spock is gonna deathgrip you while flames explode all around.
Also in Spock, you see quite clearly a man who is trying to force what he considers his lower instincts into submission by strength of his Will so that he can be the kind of man he wants to be, much more so than in any other character, but in most of the other characters the desire to use their Wills to discipline themselves for a higher cause is present.
Concerned, Kirk orders a full medical examination and learns that Spock is experiencing the instinctual mating patterns of a Vulcan and must return to his home planet immediately in order to avoid death.
At the beginning of the film Spock is on Vulcan participating in a special Vulcan ceremony.