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  Definition of chuck
  1. a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill
  2. informal terms for a meal
  3. the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade
  4. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
  5. pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin
  6. throw carelessly; "chuck the ball"
  7. throw away; "Chuck these old notes"
Similar Words: chow, eats, grub, vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up, pat, toss, ditch

 

Hyponyms: collet, collet chuck

 

Part Meronyms: lathe, drill, electric drill, side of beef

 

Derivational Morphology: vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking, vomiter, spewer, vomitus, puke, heave, retch, sick, emetic, vomitive, nauseant, tap, pat, dab, pass, toss, flip

 

 
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