Meaning of CLASP in English

CLASP

transcription, транскрипция: [ klɑ:sp, klæsp ]

( clasps, clasping, clasped)

1.

If you clasp someone or something, you hold them tightly in your hands or arms.

She clasped the children to her...

He paced the corridor, hands clasped behind his back.

VERB : V n , V-ed

2.

A clasp is a small device that fastens something.

...the clasp of her handbag.

N-COUNT : usu with supp

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