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Definition 1: a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill - [noun denoting artifact]

(chuck is a kind of ...) a device for holding something

(... is a kind of chuck ) a cone-shaped chuck used for holding cylindrical pieces in a lathe

(chuck is a part of ...) holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object

(... is part of chuck) a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

(... is part of chuck) a rotating power drill powered by an electric motor

(... is part of chuck) machine tool for shaping metal or wood; the workpiece turns about a horizontal axis against a fixed tool

Definition 2: the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade - [noun denoting food]

(chuck is a kind of ...) cut of meat from beef cattle

(chuck is a part of ...) a cut of beef from the shoulder blade

(chuck is a part of ...) a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

(... is part of chuck) dressed half of a beef carcass

Definition 3: informal terms for a meal - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for chuck in the sense of this definition

(chuck is a kind of ...) the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed

Definition 4: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth - [verb of body]

Samples where chuck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • After drinking too much, the students vomited
  • He purged continuously
  • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Synonyms for chuck in the sense of this definition

(chuck is a kind of ...) eliminate from the body

"Pass a kidney stone"

Definition 5: throw carelessly - [verb of contact]

Samples where chuck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • chuck the ball

Synonyms for chuck in the sense of this definition

(chuck is a kind of ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

Definition 6: pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for chuck in the sense of this definition

(chuck is a kind of ...) touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner

"He caressed her face" "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"

Definition 7: throw away - [verb of possession]

Samples where chuck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Chuck these old notes

Synonyms for chuck in the sense of this definition

(chuck is a kind of ...) forsake, leave behind

"We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"

(chuck is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

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