Definitions for clampklæmp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clampklæmp(n.)

  1. a device, usu. of some rigid material, for strengthening or supporting objects or fastening them together.

  2. an appliance with opposite sides or parts that may be adjusted or brought closer together to hold or compress something.

  3. one of a pair of movable pieces, made of lead or other soft material, for covering the jaws of a vise and enabling it to grasp without bruising.

    Category: Building Trades

  4. (v.t.)to fasten with or fix in a clamp.

  5. clamp down, to impose more strict control:

    to clamp down on crime.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Origin of clamp:

1350–1400; ME (n.) < MD clampe clamp, cleat, c. MLG klampe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clamp, clinch(verb)

    a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together

  2. clamp(verb)

    fasten or fix with a clamp

    "clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened"

  3. clamp(verb)

    impose or inflict forcefully

    "The military government clamped a curfew onto the capital"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. clamp(verb)æmp

    to attach firmly with a tool that squeezes things together

    a vertical rod clamped to the table

Wiktionary

  1. clamp(Noun)

    A brace, band, or clasp for strengthening or holding things together.

  2. clamp(Verb)

    To fasten in place or together with (or as if with) a clamp.

  3. clamp(Verb)

    To hold or grip tightly.

  4. clamp(Verb)

    To modify a numeric value so it lies within a specific range.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clamp(noun)

    something rigid that holds fast or binds things together; a piece of wood or metal, used to hold two or more pieces together

  2. Clamp(noun)

    an instrument with a screw or screws by which work is held in its place or two parts are temporarily held together

  3. Clamp(noun)

    a piece of wood placed across another, or inserted into another, to bind or strengthen

  4. Clamp(noun)

    one of a pair of movable pieces of lead, or other soft material, to cover the jaws of a vise and enable it to grasp without bruising

  5. Clamp(noun)

    a thick plank on the inner part of a ship's side, used to sustain the ends of beams

  6. Clamp(noun)

    a mass of bricks heaped up to be burned; or of ore for roasting, or of coal for coking

  7. Clamp(noun)

    a mollusk. See Clam

  8. Clamp(verb)

    to fasten with a clamp or clamps; to apply a clamp to; to place in a clamp

  9. Clamp(verb)

    to cover, as vegetables, with earth

  10. Clamp(noun)

    a heavy footstep; a tramp

  11. Clamp(verb)

    to tread heavily or clumsily; to clump

Freebase

  1. CLAMP

    Clamp, is an all-female Japanese manga artist group that formed in the mid-1980s. Many of the group's manga series are often adapted into anime after release. It consists of their leader Nanase Ohkawa, who provides much of the storyline and screenplay for all their works and adaptations of those works respectively, and three artists whose roles shift for each series: Mokona, Tsubaki Nekoi, and Satsuki Igarashi. Almost 100 million Clamp tankōbon copies have been sold worldwide as of October 2007. Beginning as an eleven-member dōjinshi circle in the mid-1980s, they began creating original work in 1987. By the time they debuted with RG Veda in 1989, their numbers were reduced to seven. In 1993, three more members left, leaving the four members who are currently still part of the group. In 2006, members decided to change their names; Ohkawa later changed her name back from Ageha Ohkawa to Nanase Ohkawa, while the other three members retained their new names.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Clamp

    The appliance for grasping and retaining the end of the rod that holds a carbon in the arc lamp.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

clamp(noun)

a piece of wood, iron etc used to fasten things together or to strengthen them.

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