drill chuck

noun
a chuck for holding a drill bit.

Origin:
1870–75

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He was using the drill chuck to tighten a roof bolt, instead of a wrench.
The reflecting surface of the secondary mirror reflects the drill chuck.
Operators shift their weight to the side of the body corresponding to the hand
  which places the drill steel into the drill chuck.
At this point, the user stops drilling and releases the drill chuck, leaving
  the sampling tool in place.
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