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Nursing An absorbent disposable napkin covered on one side by plastic, which may be placed under a patient with incontinence
Pathology A round or square flat metal grid on which tissue is placed in a cryostat as a solid support for cutting frozen sections

chuck

(chŭk)
A clamp or fastener that secures a moving part of a tool, or the object being worked on.

chuck

a hand grip to be attached to intramedullary pins to enable the surgeon to rotate or drive them into bone.
References in classic literature ?
No one seems to like the offer, and the umpire is just coming down, when a queer old hat, something like a doctor of divinity's shovel, is chucked on to the stage and an elderly, quiet man steps out, who has been watching the play, saying he should like to cross a stick wi' the prodigalish young chap.
We have had our chances and wilfully chucked them away.
The conductor, forgetting the proverb, would have chucked me out on account of my attire; but thereupon I began expressing my feelings in elevated language, and.