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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Chase

A covered recess in a wall that forms a vertical shaft, in which plumbing pipes or electrical wires are inserted.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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.

The Dream Encyclopedia, Second Edition © 2009 Visible Ink Press®. All rights reserved.

chase

[chās]
(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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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).
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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Meanwhile, armed Israeli settlers late Saturday night chased down a Palestinian youth while he was present in the said area.
After allegedly being chased down Upleatham Street, the sheep managed to give the pursuers the slip.
Blues' best chance of the opening period came right at the end when Sebastian Larsson chased down Axel Bellinghausen into the corner.
In March, dressed as a leprechaun, he held a sign that read, "Watch your speed or it will cost you your pot of gold." Those who ignored his advice were chased down by cops on motorcycles.
The tourists chased down 130 in 19.4 overs after they had bowled Bangladesh A out for 279 in their second innings, Alex Loudon taking five wickets.
With a flattop, muscles, and a working-class chip on her shoulder, Max Rabinowitz is butch in a way that gets her stared at, chased down dark New Jersey streets, and sometimes beaten up.
Phelps chased down the driver, only to bring him back to the crime scene to find Reyes gone.
Building on past successes, students have raised production values and chased down stories.
"The efficiency of the killers, who chased down the Tutsis at roadblocks and in the streets with sharpened sticks, nail-studded clubs and grenades, surpassed even that of the Nazis, some historians contend."
And late last year, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced that tuna caught when dolphins are chased down can be labeled "dolphin-safe" as long as no dolphins are injured--even though the agency found in an earlier report that this method indirectly kills dolphins through stress.
And in the last minute 18-year-old substitute Vernon chased down Chris Killen's flick and slipped the ball under keeper Lee Jones.