clamp

clamp(
klahmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (gripping device)
a. la abrazadera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The mechanic replaced the hose and secured it with a clamp.El mecánico cambió la manguera y la sujetó con una abrazadera.
b. la grapa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The chemist held the hot test tube with a clamp.La química sostuvo el tubo de ensayo caliente con una grapa.
c. el tornillo de banco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(vise)
You'll need a clamp to hold the board steady.Te hace falta un tornillo de banco para mantener firme la tabla.
2. (wheel lock) (United Kingdom)
a. el cepo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The police officer placed a clamp on the wheel of a car that didn't put money in the parking metre.El policía colocó un cepo en la rueda de un coche que no puso dinero en el parquímetro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to secure)
a. sujetar
Bill clamped a light to his handlebar so he could ride at night.Bill sujetó una lámpara al manubrio para poder andar en bicicleta de noche.
b. sujetar con abrazaderas
They clamped the street sign to an arm extending from a lamppost.Sujetaron la señal de tránsito con abrazaderas a un brazo que sale desde un poste de luz.
4. (to immobilize a vehicle)
a. poner un cepo a
Steven's car was clamped because he parked illegally on the main street.Le pusieron un cepo al coche de Steven porque estacionó en un lugar prohibido en la calle principal.
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clamp
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (aut)
a.
(wheel) clampcepo m
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. sujetar
3. (car)
a. poner un cepo a
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clamp [klæmp]
noun
1 (brace) abrazadera (f); (Aut) (on parked car) cepo (m); (laboratory clamp) grapa (f); (on bench) cárcel (f)
2 (Agr) ensilado (m); montón (m)
transitive verb
1 (secure) (with brace) afianzar or sujetar con abrazadera; (in laboratory) afianzar or sujetar con grapa; (on bench) afianzar or sujetar con cárcel
he clamped it in his hand lo agarró con la mano; he clamped his hand down on it lo sujetó firmemente con la mano
2 [+car] poner un cepo en
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