Definitions for cramponˈkræm pɒn; kræmˈpun

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. crampon, crampoon(noun)

    a hinged pair of curved iron bars; used to raise heavy objects

  2. crampon, crampoon, climbing iron, climber(noun)

    an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing

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  1. Crampon(n.)

    a device with pointed metal projections worn over the shoes to provide traction when walking over ice, or in mountaineering; -- usually used in the plural.

  2. Crampon(n.)

    same as crampoon.

  3. Origin: [F. See Crampoons.]

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. crampon(Noun)

    An attachment to a shoe or boot that provides traction by means of spikes. Used for climbing or walking on slippery surfaces, especially ice.

  2. crampon(Noun)

    An aerial rootlet for support in climbing, as of ivy.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Crampon(noun)

    an a/rial rootlet for support in climbing, as of ivy

  2. Origin: [F. See Crampoons.]

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