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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; A device for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued; A painful and involuntary muscular contraction v. - Prevent the progress or free movement of; Secure with a device.

Usage examples (24)
  • cramp the wood
  • KING: But the term cramp you hear it all the time right?
  • ` ` I would consider that a brain cramp, '' Carlyle said with a smirk.
  • Maybe you actually posted your remarks on Thorntree and had a brain cramp. for more
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