noun Date: 1926 a C-shaped general-purpose clamp

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • C-clamp — [sē′klamp΄] n. a general purpose clamp shaped like the letter C …   English World dictionary

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  • C-clamp — A tool which is in the shape of the letter C . A screw at one end of the clamp forces the end of the screw against the object to be secured. Also see long reach C clamp …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • C-clamp — noun a clamp in the shape of the letter C • Hypernyms: ↑clamp, ↑clinch * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: capitalized 1st C : a C shaped general purpose clamp that clamps between the open ends of the C by means of a long flat ended screw that threads… …   Useful english dictionary

  • C-clamp — /see klamp /, n. a C shaped clamp having a screw that is threaded through one tip in the direction of the other tip. See illus. under clamp. * * * …   Universalium

  • C-clamp — [[t]ˈsiˌklæmp[/t]] n. bui aC shaped clamp having a screw threaded through one tip in the direction of the other tip …   From formal English to slang

  • C-Clamp (band) — C Clamp Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States Genres Indie rock, Math Rock Years active 1994–1999 Labels Ohio Gold Mud Records Divot Records Acti …   Wikipedia

  • C-Clamp (stagecraft) — In stagecraft, a c clamp can refer to a number of different pieces of hardware, depending on its intended use.CarpentryC clamps are commonly used in theatrical carpentry for the same purpose that non theatrical carpenters employ them: for… …   Wikipedia

  • long-reach C-clamp — Self grip locking clamp with extra long C shaped jaws …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • CLAMP — クランプ Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

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