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Noun
A brace, band, or clasp for strengthening or holding things together
“Today with the good quality stainless steel clamps, the second clamp is not as critical as in days of old.”
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A parking enforcement device used to immobilize a car
“A motorist was so furious after his van was clamped that he sawed the clamp off and drove away, York magistrates heard.”
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A mechanism for keeping a door, window, lid, or container fastened
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A very tight hold
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A pile of objects, typically arranged one on top of another
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Vicelike grip
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The conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied
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The act of attaching something, or the point where something is attached
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A strip of squared timber or metal hold members of a structure together
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To fasten or fix securely in place
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“To cut acrylic by snapping, first lay out your cut line on the protective sheet, then hold or clamp a straightedge against the line.”
Verb
To hold or grip tightly
“I screamed even louder, and then I felt a hand clamp over my mouth.”
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Clap or impose
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To immobilize (an unlawfully parked car) by fixing a wheel clamp to one of its wheels
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To compress, crush or squeeze something, altering its shape in the process
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To grind (one's teeth) in pain or in anger
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Squeeze together
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Forcibly put an end to
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To chew, grip or tear at something edible with one's teeth
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