clamp

All Noun Verb
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  • Another method is to use the clamps to keep a person in one place.
  • He clamped the iron to his actions and forced them to the way appointed. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • The current members of Clamp took art-focused classes during their high school.
  • As with most other forms of clamps, a wide variety of uses might be found.
  • A single narrow iron-clamped door formed the only means of entrance. Cited from The Sign of the Four, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The latter clamped fast the cover of the opening by which they had entered. Cited from Through Space to Mars, by Roy Rockwood
  • In addition to these, many other items may be put to use as a band clamp.
  • Then they hear the clamps release and the door open, and the Doctor comes in.
  • The clamps he designed would lock into place when they were pulled down by his body weight.
  • All iron clamps need blocks of soft wood to be placed between them and the finished work. Cited from Handwork in Wood, by William Noyes
  • They force a wooden clamp with a hole in the middle into your mouth.
  • The clamp usually provides a very high pain level, and is usually only used by more advanced users.
  • After the box is made and fitted together, the clamping must be done. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 520, December 19, 1885, by Various
  • There are also magazine specific clamps that can only be used with certain magazines.
  • The clamps may be covered by a roof or kept in a building for added protection.
  • Then it clamped itself to the side of the opening and spread wide its arms for anything that might come its way. Cited from A Maid of the Silver Sea, by John Oxenham
  • He threw his head back as though something clamped his throat. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • I tried to move, but I felt as if I was clamped to the bed. Cited from Fanny Goes to War, by Pat Beauchamp
  • Place the second board in the clamps in the same manner as the first, only have the opposite side up. Cited from The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1, by Popular Mechanics
  • Just recently however, local authorities have clamped down on such boats.
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Meaning of clamp

  • noun A device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
  • verb Fasten or fix with a clamp
    clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened
  • verb Impose or inflict forcefully
    The military government clamped a curfew onto the capital