What does Chaser mean?

Definitions for Chaser
ˈtʃeɪ sərchas·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pursuer, chasernoun

    a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture

    "always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers"

  2. chasernoun

    a drink to follow immediately after another drink


  1. chasernoun

    A person or thing (ship, plane, car, etc.) who chases.

  2. chasernoun

    Originally, a horse used for hunting; now, a horse trained for steeple-chasing, a steeple-chaser.

  3. chasernoun

    A hunter.

  4. chasernoun

    Someone who chases metal; a person who decorates metal by engraving or embossing.

  5. chasernoun

    A tool used for cutting the threads of screws.

  6. chasernoun

    A mild drink consumed immediately after a drink of hard liquor.

  7. chasernoun

    Someone that follows logs out of the forest in order to signal a yarder engineer to stop them if they become fouled - also called a frogger.

  8. chasernoun

    one who unhooks chokers from the logs at the landing.

  9. chasernoun

    One of a series of adjacent light bulbs that cycle on and off to give the illusion of movement.

  10. Etymology: From chaceür, chaceor (French chasseur), from chacier; later senses from or influenced by.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Chasernoun

    Hunter; pursuer; driver.

    Etymology: from chase.

    Then began
    A stop i’ th’ chaser, a retire; anon
    A rout, confusion thick. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.

    So fast he flies, that his reviewing eye
    Has lost the chasers, and his ear the cry. John Denham.

    Stretch’d on the lawn, his second hope survey,
    At once the chaser, and at once the prey.
    Lo Rufus tugging at the deadly dart,
    Bleeds in the forest like a wounded hart. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chasernoun

    one who or that which chases; a pursuer; a driver; a hunter

  2. Chasernoun

    same as Chase gun, esp. in terms bow chaser and stern chaser. See under Bow, Stern

  3. Chasernoun

    one who chases or engraves. See 5th Chase, and Enchase

  4. Chasernoun

    a tool with several points, used for cutting or finishing screw threads, either external or internal, on work revolving in a lathe

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. chaser

    The ship which is pursuing another.

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  2. Arches

  3. arches

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  7. recash

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chaser in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chaser in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Chaser in a Sentence

  1. Barry Svrluga:

    He was in the Navy and he was in a sub-chaser ship, he describes in these journals these night-after-night runs to the coast of France to set buoy markers.

  2. Kelvin Davis:

    It's an easy shot. You can drink a lot of them. With Fireball, you don't need a chaser, it's the one thing I can throw out there and it never fails.

  3. Shannon Burton:

    She was amazing, gorgeous, fearless and worked hard to be her best self, i have been a dream chaser since I was very young, and if I had a passion in my heart for something, I worked my tail off until I got it. This was no different. I started modeling at the late age of 35 when many modeling careers had already come to an end. So many rejections, doors closed, and no's in my 15 years in the industry, but I refused to quit. When I saw that Swim Search was opening up for 2022-23, I promised to enter. I turned 50 in March and felt it was the perfect way to celebrate such a big milestone. So I went all in.

  4. Chris Weiss:

    Our research group was coming into position to make measurements on a developing tornado in the Texas Panhandle but could not find any locations to park the radar, as all available vantage points were occupied with chaser traffic, i am not suggesting that one group has a right to be there over another, but if asked whether science has been impacted at some level over the past few years, I would say yes.

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    sound of something in rapid motion
    • A. whirring
    • B. opaque
    • C. sought
    • D. transparent

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