Definition of Clamper

1. n. An instrument of iron, with sharp prongs, attached to a boot or shoe to enable the wearer to walk securely upon ice; a creeper.



Definition of Clamper

1. Noun. One who, or that which, clamps. ¹

2. Noun. An attachment with sharp metal prongs, attached to a boot or shoe to enable the wearer to walk securely upon ice. ¹

3. Noun. (electronics) A circuit that restricts the amplitude of a waveform. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clamper

1. a device worn on shoes to prevent slipping on ice [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clamper

clamourousness
clamours
clamoxyquin
clamoxyquin hydrochloride
clamoxyquine
clamp
clamp connection
clamp down
clamp down on
clamp forceps
clamp stand
clamp stands
clampdown
clampdowns
clamped
clamper (current term)
clampers
clamping
clamplike
clamps
clams
clams up
clamshell
clamshells
clamworm
clamworms
clamydia
clan
clan member
clancies

Literary usage of Clamper

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"They bring to Christ's grave, or such a meeting as this, a number of old clamper«, pat [patched ?] and clouted arguments, and vexes a meeting with what ..."

2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To CLAMP, clamper, vn 1. To make a no the shoes in walking, 3. 2. ... Pert To CLAMP up, clamper, va 1. To patch ; or mend In a clumsy manner, 8. Chron. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"To CLAMP up, clamper, ra 1. To patch ; to make or mend in a clumsy manner, 8. Chron. ... clamper, ». 1. A piece, properly of some metallic substance, ..."

4. Tropical Diseases: A Manual of the Diseases of Warm Climates by Patrick Manson (1914)
"... of upper clamper Pale yellowish-grey ; thorax dull red-brown (Kur»i>c. ... of \ upper clamper very long and falci* ' form, ..."

5. Allegations for Marriage Licences Issued by the Bishop of London, 1520 to [1828] by Joseph Lemuel Chester, Church of England Diocese of London (1887)
"Judith clamper, of S' Bride's, sd City, Spr, dau. of [blank] clamper, of same, Yeoman ; Gen. Lie. ..."

6. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are ...by John Jamieson by John Jamieson (1818)
"To CLAMP UP, clamper, va To patch, to make or mend in a clumsy manner, 8. ... To CLAMP, clamper, i-.ti. To make a noise with the shoes in walking, ..."

7. Proceedings by Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1874)
"Clam v. to handle in a slovenly manner clamper *. a difficulty, ex. ... clamper I never w'ont zine nothing no more Claps r. clasp ..."

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