a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
fasten or fix with a clamp
"clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened"
impose or inflict forcefully
"The military government clamped a curfew onto the capital"
A brace, band, or clasp for strengthening or holding things together.
To fasten in place or together with (or as if with) a clamp.
To hold or grip tightly.
To modify a numeric value so it lies within a specific range.
something rigid that holds fast or binds things together; a piece of wood or metal, used to hold two or more pieces together
an instrument with a screw or screws by which work is held in its place or two parts are temporarily held together
a piece of wood placed across another, or inserted into another, to bind or strengthen
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
a thick plank on the inner part of a ship's side, used to sustain the ends of beams
a mass of bricks heaped up to be burned; or of ore for roasting, or of coal for coking
a mollusk. See Clam
to fasten with a clamp or clamps; to apply a clamp to; to place in a clamp
to cover, as vegetables, with earth
a heavy footstep; a tramp
to tread heavily or clumsily; to clump
Origin: [Prob. an imitative word. Cf. Clank.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klamp, n. a piece of timber, iron, &c., used to fasten things together or to strengthen any framework: any instrument for holding.—v.t. to bind with clamps. [From a root seen in A.S. clam, fetter; Dut. klamp, a clamp, and akin to Eng. Clip, Climb.]
klamp, n. a heavy tread.—v.i. to tread heavily. [Prob. from the sound.]
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
The appliance for grasping and retaining the end of the rod that holds a carbon in the arc lamp.
The numerical value of Clamp in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Clamp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Clamp in a Sentence
My back started to ache and I started to lose weight, then an X-ray found a clamp inside of me.
China has been looking to clamp down on democracy efforts. This is a clear message against those efforts.
The sooner you deliver the placenta, the sooner the uterus will clamp down and there will be less of a concern.
The little leaks from these platforms are constant due to the lack of maintenance, we joke that there is more clamp than pipeline.
We believe there needs to be more attention paid to this, there needs to be more efforts to clamp down on the bad faith trademarks.
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- стяга, скоба, притискам, стискам, стягамBulgarian
- serjantCatalan, Valencian
- Schraubzwinge, Klemme, KlammerGerman
- pinza, mordazaSpanish
- puristaa, puristin, yhteenFinnish
- serre-joint, attache, parenthèseFrench
- クランプ, 鎹, クレンメJapanese
- хомут, струбцина, сжимать, сжать, стискивать, сжиматься, сжаться, клемма, скоба, зажим, стиснутьRussian
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