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chuck

(chŭk)
A clamp or fastener that secures a moving part of a tool, or the object being worked on.
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Another possible reason was the novelty and the peculiar circumstances associated with the course, such as the interruptions in training in order to perform other tasks such as serving as bomb chuckers caused speculation about us.
As luck would have it, I moved into my current house just as she was moving out of hers, so all the accumulated junk that my chucker brother failed to divert to the tip ended up here.
"I've seen him bowl loads of times and, if he's a chucker, I'd like to know what evidence there is to back up the allegation.
The 3-axis OD-type chuckers utilize a 30 deg angled grinding wheel with left-hand face and radius to grind diameters on 12 dies ranging in size from approximately 11/16[inches] to 1 5/8[inches] dia.
The heir to Barney's crown is no better than 4-11 with Skybet to win his best-of-nine dust-up with Hogan and there won't be too many taking on the arrowsmith from the town of Alphen, especially with the Orange Army having descended on Frimley Green to help turn up the volume for the healthy complement of Dutch chuckers.
A recent study, performed at the Institute of Manufacturing Technology (University of Hannover, West Germany), focused on the economics of CNC automatics vis-a-vis CNC universal lathes and manual turret-type chuckers, and on CNC automatics compared with automatic bar lathes (both cam operated and program controlled).
Either way, it is possible that England could be facing a pair of alleged chuckers - Murali, already cleared by ICC, and Perera, reported to them by the umpires at Lord's - bowling in tandem today.
Ingersoll Engineers recommended Ex-Cell-O three-spindle CNC horizontal chuckers for light machining of the rotor parts and coil shells, replacing multispindle vertical chuckers, engine lathes and boring machines.