• Clamped Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Clamp

• Clamp Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A heavy footstep; a tramp.
  2. (n.) A piece of wood placed across another, or inserted into another, to bind or strengthen.
  3. (n.) A thick plank on the inner part of a ships side, used to sustain the ends of beams.
  4. (v. t.) To fasten with a clamp or clamps; to apply a clamp to; to place in a clamp.
  5. (v. t.) To cover, as vegetables, with earth.
  6. (n.) One of a pair of movable pieces of lead, or other soft material, to cover the jaws of a vise and enable it to grasp without bruising.
  7. (n.) A mollusk. See Clam.
  8. (n.) An instrument with a screw or screws by which work is held in its place or two parts are temporarily held together.
  9. (v. i.) To tread heavily or clumsily; to clump.
  10. (n.) Something rigid that holds fast or binds things together; a piece of wood or metal, used to hold two or more pieces together.
  11. (n.) A mass of bricks heaped up to be burned; or of ore for roasting, or of coal for coking.