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Noun chuck has 3 senses
  1. chow, chuck, eats, grub - informal terms for a meal
    --1 is a kind of fare
  2. chuck - the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade
    --2 is a kind of
    cut of beef
    --2 is a part of side of beef
    --2 has part: blade; shoulder
  3. chuck - a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill
    --3 is a kind of
    holding device
    --3 is a part of lathe; drill; electric drill
    --3 has parts: jaw, jaws
    --3 has particulars: collet, collet chuck
Verb chuck has 4 senses
  1. chuck, toss - throw carelessly; "chuck the ball"
    --1 is one way to throw
    Sample sentence:
    The children chuck the ball
  2. chuck, ditch - throw away; "Chuck these old notes"
    --2 is one way to abandon
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. chuck, pat - pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin
    --3 is one way to caress
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up - 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"
    --4 is one way to excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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