from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The part of a drilling tool or machine that holds the shank of a drill or bit.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mech., the holder (of which there are many kinds) for receiving the fixed end of a drill.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mech.) A contrivance for holding and turning a drill.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The part of a drill that holds the shank of the bit


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