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chaser

1
a drink drunk after another of a different kind, as beer after spirits

chaser

2
a lathe cutting tool for accurately finishing a screw thread, having a cutting edge consisting of several repetitions of the thread form

chaser

[′chās·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
The vehicle that maneuvers in order to effect a rendezvous with an orbiting object.
(engineering)
A thread-cutting tool with many teeth.
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The Advice Chaser team employs over 3,200 metrics in their pursuit of the data that helps investors connect with needed information.
Owned and operated by SNC, the Dream Chaser spacecraft is a reusable, multi-mission space utility vehicle.
Four-spotted chasers are excellent fliers and mate in the air.
With so many chasers out on breaking weather events, brokers can bundle the best storm chaser clips into one piece, take their cut of the sale and then distribute the remaining sales to be split among the stringers.
Unlike the Space Shuttle, the Dream Chaser's rudimentary wings are tilted upward at an angle.
That is how storm chasers feel when they spot a funnel cloud.
The confluence of these two independent interests, storm chasers and field researchers, on the same tornadic supercell presents a research opportunity: provided that storm chaser video and still imagery can be collated and fixed precisely in time and location, researchers could potentially apply them in studies on storm hazards, thermodynamics, kinematics, microphysics, and electrification.
One fumed: "Added an extra second on for the chaser!" But the team of four challengers, who take on "The Chaser", still beat Mark, taking home PS27,000.
Critique: Impressively well written from beginning to end, "The Whale Chaser" is a complex and deftly crafted novel that will linger in the mind and memory long after the book itself is finished and set back upon the shelf.
But after going through a full application and interview process, Rakesh said the nerves slowly started to kick in as he made his way from Liverpool to London to meet Rakesh | | his team mates and face the chaser. Rakesh, 51, said: "On the train down, I was looking at the Kings and Queens of England and Prime Ministers, but I have always liked quiz shows and my head is full of useless rubbish which can come in handy on a game show."