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Noun
A brace, band, or clasp for strengthening or holding things together
“The wire is run down the roof to a six-foot copper ground rod, where it is fastened with a clamp.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
A firm hold or grip on something
“A man was rescued by fellow campers after being dragged by a saltwater crocodile who had a firm clamp on one of his legs.”
Noun
A pile of objects, typically arranged one on top of another
Noun
Vicelike grip
Noun
The act of attaching something, or the point where something is attached
Noun
The conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied
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Noun
A movable bar placed across the fingerboard of a guitar used to raise the pitch of all strings
Noun
A strip of squared timber or metal hold members of a structure together
Verb
To fasten or fix securely in place
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“Twist the valve into the hole, and clamp it firmly to the water supply pipe.”
Verb
To hold or grip tightly
“He adjusted one hand to clamp tightly on his wound, and with the other, he scrabbled at the lock and the handle.”
Verb
To immobilize or lock up with a clamp
“Here's a suggestion. Don't clamp my car and I'll not apply a set of bolt cutters to it.”
Verb
To impose or inflict something undesirable on someone
“I don't want to get caught in town if they clamp a curfew down on Kalandia.”
Verb
To compress, crush or squeeze something, altering its shape in the process
Verb
To grind (one's teeth) in pain or in anger
Verb
Squeeze together
Verb
To forcibly put an end to
Verb
To chew, grip or tear at something edible with one's teeth
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