What is the meaning of chuck?


  • Informal terms for a meal.
  • The part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade.
  • A holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill.


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APAWordNet. (2010). chuck. Retrieved January 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/chuck/definitions/1202616
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MLAWordNet. "chuck" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 January 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/chuck/definitions/1202616>
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