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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing; A hinged pair of curved iron bars.

Usage examples (37)
  • Next time you'll get a crampon through your briefcase.
  • I broke a pick on the first pitch, a crampon on the second.
  • I should have guessed you wouldn't know a crampon from a creampuff.
  • Maintain a wide stance to avoid snagging your pant legs on a crampon. for more
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