Meaning of CLAMP in English

CLAMP

noun a heavy footstep; a tramp.

2. clamp ·vt to cover, as vegetables, with earth.

3. clamp ·noun a mollusk. ·see clam.

4. clamp ·vi to tread heavily or clumsily; to clump.

5. clamp ·vt to fasten with a clamp or clamps; to apply a clamp to; to place in a clamp.

6. clamp ·noun a thick plank on the inner part of a ship's side, used to sustain the ends of beams.

7. clamp ·noun a piece of wood placed across another, or inserted into another, to bind or strengthen.

8. clamp ·noun a mass of bricks heaped up to be burned; or of ore for roasting, or of coal for coking.

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

10. 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.

11. 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.

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