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Verb: clamp  klamp
  1. Fasten or fix with a clamp
    "clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened"
     
  2. Impose or inflict forcefully
    "The military government clamped a curfew onto the capital"
     
  3. Hold tightly to something else
Noun: clamp  klamp
  1. A device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
    - clinch

Derived forms: clamping, clamps, clamped

Type of: bring down, fasten, fix, holding device, impose, inflict, obtrude, secure, visit

Encyclopedia: Clamp