1. chain stitch a looped stitch resembling the links of a chain
  2. machine stitch a sewing stitch made by a sewing machine, sometimes using more than one thread
  3. chain store one of a chain of retail stores under the same management and selling the same merchandise
  4. shell stitch a crochet stitch
  5. plain stitch a basic knitting stitch
  6. satin stitch flat stitches worked so closely as to resemble satin
  7. sewing stitch a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
  8. chastity abstaining from sexual relations
  9. china stone a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); used in ceramics and as an absorbent and as a filler (e.g., in paper)
  10. slip stitch a loose stitch catching only a thread or two of fabric
  11. China aster valued for their beautiful flowers in a wide range of clear bright colors; grown primarily for cutting
  12. whipstitch a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally
  13. chastise censure severely
  14. Chinese deity a deity worshipped by the ancient Chinese
  15. Chinese white a white pigment used in house paints; consists of zinc oxide
  16. mechanistic explained in terms of physical forces
  17. Chinese date dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
  18. choanocyte any of the flagellated cells in sponges having a collar of cytoplasm around the flagellum; they maintain a flow of water through the body
  19. anesthesia loss of bodily sensation
  20. chain wrench another name for chain tongs

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