What does crampon mean?

Definitions for cramponˈkræm pɒn; kræmˈpun

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Princeton's WordNet

  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


  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.]


  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 Dictionary

  1. Crampon(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [F. See Crampoons.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crampon in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crampon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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