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chronometer a clock or other timepiece designed to keep time with exceptional precision.
chronometry the scientific measuring of time.
chrysalid the pupa of a moth or butterfly; chrysalis. [2 definitions]
chrysalis a hard shell or cocoon encasing a moth or butterfly in the pupal stage; pupa.
chrysanthemum any of various perennial plants cultivated for their attractive autumnal blooms. [2 definitions]
chryselephantine made of or overlaid with gold and ivory, as certain decorative objects and statues in ancient Greece.
chrysolite a usu. magnesium-rich form of olivine, used as a gemstone.
chrysoprase a greenish form of chalcedony, sometimes used as a semiprecious stone.
chrysotile a fibrous variety of serpentine, from which commercial asbestos is obtained.
chub any of various thick-bodied freshwater fish common to Europe. [3 definitions]
chubby plump and round.
chuck1 to playfully or affectionately touch or pat, esp. under the chin. [6 definitions]
chuck2 a cut or section of beef taken from the area between the neck and shoulder blades. [2 definitions]
chuck3 to cluck. [2 definitions]
chuck-a-luck a gambling game in which players bet on the possible values of three rolled dice.
chuck-full full to the limit; chock-full.
chuckhole a hole or rut in a road surface; pothole.
chuckle to laugh softly or in a half-suppressed manner. [3 definitions]
chuck wagon in the western United States, a wagon or van used to carry food and utensils for feeding outdoor workers such as cowboys.
chuckwalla a large lizard, related to the iguana, that lives in the deserts of Mexico and the southwestern United States.
chuff a chugging or puffing sound, as of a steam engine. [2 definitions]