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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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