Definitions for clamshellˈklæmˌʃɛl
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the shell of a clam.
Also called clam′shell buck`et. a dredging bucket opening at the bottom, consisting of two similar pieces hinged together at the top. a machine equipped with such a bucket.
Origin of clamshell:
the shell of a clam
a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
The shell of a clam.
A dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam.
In foodservice, the white, usually styrofoam box given to consumers with take-out food.
An object which has a hinge on one edge and two surfaces that close together
An amphitheater, especially an outdoor amphitheater; the semi-circular acoustic backdrop behind and above the performers.
similar to the operation of a clam's shell, having a hinge with two sides closing together
It's a clamshell antenna
Origin: clam + shell