Meaning of CHASING in English


I. noun

( -s )

Etymology: by shortening

: steeplechasing

II. noun

( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of chase (III)


a. : the act or art of ornamenting by chasing

b. : the design produced by chasing or the work chased

2. : the process of finishing the surface of castings by polishing and removing small imperfections

3. : a calendered finish for improving the luster and appearance of fabrics (as cotton or linen)

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