1. [ verb ] fasten or fix with a clamp

"clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened"

Related terms: fasten
2. [ verb ] impose or inflict forcefully

"The military government clamped a curfew onto the capital"

Related terms: inflict
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30614
4. [ noun ] a device (used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
Related terms: holding_device C-clamp cramp pipe_vise press bench_clamp
Similar spelling:   clump