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chase

1. Brit an unenclosed area of land where wild animals are preserved to be hunted
2. Brit the right to hunt a particular quarry over the land of others
3. the chase the act or sport of hunting
4. short for steeplechase
5. Real Tennis a ball that bounces twice, requiring the point to be played again

Chase

A covered recess in a wall that forms a vertical shaft, in which plumbing pipes or electrical wires are inserted.

What does it mean when you dream about being chased?

Being chased in a dream suggests running from a situation that the dreamer finds threatening or frightening. If the dreamer is the pursuer, he or she may be chasing after a difficult goal.

chase

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(building construction)
A vertical passage for ducts, pipes, or wires in a building.
(design engineering)
A series of cuts, each having a path that follows the path of the cut before it; an example is a screw thread.
(engineering)
The main body of the mold which contains the molding cavity or cavities.
The enclosure used to shrink-fit parts of a mold cavity in place to prevent spreading or distortion, or to enclose an assembly of two or more parts of a split-cavity block.
To straighten and clean threads on screws or pipes.
(graphic arts)
A rectangular metal frame in which type and plates are locked for letterpress printing.
(ordnance)
The exposed part of a gun (artillery) in front on the trunnion band or cradle.

chase

1. A continuous recess built into a wall to receive pipes, ducts, etc.; a wall chase.
2. A groove cut in a masonry wall to receive a pipe, conduit, etc.
3. To decorate metalwork by tooling on the exterior surface.

chase

i. To follow another aircraft either to observe its behavior (as in the case of a chase pilot), warn of a visible malfunction or external damage, or to assist it in landing.
ii. To give chase (i.e., to follow a hostile aircraft and attempt to get close to it to be able to attack it).

Chase

(dreams)
Folklore interpretations say that if you are looking at a chase or participating in it, you will have a comfortable old age. Although this may be comforting, there is a more realistic understanding of this activity in a dream. For example, if you are being chased maybe you are running away from and trying to escape things that are frightening and unpleasant (possibly your own habits and negative behaviors). If you are doing the chasing, it may be that you are expressing some aggressive feelings toward others or are pursuing a very difficult goal. On the deepest level, if a stranger is chasing you it may represent your chasing a part of yourself, the unconscious attempts to catch up with the conscious in order for you to become more aware of yourself and your own multidimensional nature.
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As such, Beka must chase down criminals and help bring them to justice; her only weapons are her wooden baton, her wits, and her ability to listen.
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Bill Borklund, the father, and Joshua Borklund, the son, have made it a point to interfere in the plans of criminals, even going so far as to chase down petty thieves and armed robbers.
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Finding Atlantis: A True Story Of Genius, Madness, And An Extraordinary Quest For A Lost World charts his extraordinary ability to chase down the most diverse clues in his search for the truth.
In preparing the town's IT strategy, Burton says rather than chase down the boom-and-bust employment scenarios associated with hosting outbound call centres, they concentrated on opportunities to create a technology base, stock a talent pool of high tech jobs, and later on provide a source of tech support to private enterprise.