(in the 17th and 18th centuries) a wooden fastening with one or more sheaves, attached to the topside of a sailing vessel, through which the windward tack of a course was rove.
[chest] /tʃɛst/ noun 1. Anatomy. the trunk of the body from the neck to the abdomen; thorax. 2. a box, usually with a lid, for storage, safekeeping of valuables, etc.: a toy chest; a jewelry chest. 3. the place where the funds of a public institution or charitable organization are kept; treasury; coffer. 4. the […]
- Chest compression
noun 1. the application of pressure to the chest to prevent it from expanding, used in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
[ches-tid] /ˈtʃɛs tɪd/ adjective 1. having a of a specified kind (often used in combination): broad-chested; barrel-chested.
[ches-ter] /ˈtʃɛs tər/ noun 1. a city in , in NW England: only English city with the Roman walls still intact. 2. a city in SE Pennsylvania. 3. (def 3). 4. former name of (def 1). 5. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “camp.”. /ˈtʃɛstə/ noun 1. a city in NW England, […]