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Noun: cramp  kramp
  1. A painful and involuntary muscular contraction
    - spasm, muscle spasm
  2. A clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued
  3. A strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together
    - cramp iron
Verb: cramp  kramp
  1. Secure with a cramp
    "cramp the wood"
  2. Prevent the progress or free movement of
    "He was cramped in his efforts by the bad weather";
    - hamper, halter, strangle
  3. Affect with or as if with a cramp
  4. Suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle

Derived forms: cramped, cramps, cramping

Type of: affect, bound, clamp, clinch, confine, fasten, fix, get, have, limit, restrict, secure, slip, strip, suffer, sustain, symptom, throttle, trammel

Encyclopedia: Cramp, Stanley