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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.
References in classic literature ?
Amongst the ruins of the church The midnight raven found a perch, A melancholy place; The ruthless Conqueror cast down, Woe worth the deed, that little town, To lengthen out his chase.
Until to-day, she had never looked farther into the future than to the next time Captain Donnithorne would come to the Farm, or the next Sunday when she should see him at church; but now she thought, perhaps he would try to meet her when she went to the Chase to-morrow--and if he should speak to her, and walk a little way, when nobody was by
The pole soon reappeared, shooting up from the lake, and, as the hunter seized it in his hand, the Indian whirled the light canoe round, and renewed the chase.
The canoe whirled with each cunning evolution of the chase, like a bubble floating in a whirlpool; and when the direction of the pursuit admitted of a straight course the little bark skimmed the lake with a velocity that urged the deer to seek its safety in some new turn.
They gave up the cultivation of the fruits of the earth, and became a wandering tribe, subsisting by the chase, and following the buffalo in its migrations.
Above them rose the primeval yews and oaks of The Chase, in which there poised gentle roosting birds in their last nap; and about them stole the hopping rabbits and hares.
All I care about is to enjoy seeing the chase, is it not so, Count?
The tranquil Ilagin, Nicholas, Natasha, and "Uncle" flew, reckless of where and how they went, seeing only the borzois and the hare and fearing only to lose sight even for an instant of the chase.
Each time we missed the skiff at the stern, they set up a wild cheer and dashed across to the other side of the Lancashire Queen to see the chase to wind-ward.
It's much more fun, I think, to chase after butterflies, climb trees, and steal birds' nests.
On the second day of her hunting, as she was returning from the chase, and was arrived within a little distance from Mr Western's house, her horse, whose mettlesome spirit required a better rider, fell suddenly to prancing and capering in such a manner that she was in the most imminent peril of falling.
I consider that I have the bulge on him as far as you could chase a rabbit.