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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together v. - Impose or inflict forcefully; Fasten or fix with a special device.

Usage examples (34)
  • clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened
  • The enclosure of the HCM series provides a 'clamp'-style recessed barrier strip, which secures wire without twisting.
  • The bricks near the centre of the clamp will be the hardest.
  • The clamp was the method we used to get back to a tolerable level of compliance. for more
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