Definition of Clamshells

1. Noun. (plural of clamshell) ¹



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Definition of Clamshells

1. clamshell [n] - See also: clamshell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clamshells

clamp down on
clamp forceps
clamp stand
clamp stands
clampdown
clampdowns
clamped
clamper
clampers
clamping
clamplike
clamps
clams
clams up
clamshell
clamshells (current term)
clamworm
clamworms
clamydia
clan
clan member
clancies
clancular
clancularly
clandescent
clandestine
clandestine operation
clandestinely
clandestineness
clandestinities

Literary usage of Clamshells

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1. The Port of Milwaukee: Historical--descriptive--prospective by Milwaukee (Wis.), Board of Harbor Commissioners (1922)
"Milwaukee River — Commerce Street Dock — Two Heyl & Patterson electrically-operated portable bridges with 2-ton clamshells; unloading capacity 350 tons per ..."

2. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"If it were not for muskrats, how little would the fisherman see or know of fresh-water clamshells or clams! In the Great Meadows again the loon (? ..."

3. Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States: Annotated for Statistical ...edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun (2006)
"Machinery with a 360° revolving superstructure: of Quantity General Backhoes, shovels, clamshells and draglines . J Free New: Crawler mounted: Other J No. ..."

4. Business Guide to Waste Reduction and Recycling: A Step-by-Step Guide to (1993)
"Used in clear (transparent) clamshells, as well as those used at takeout salad bars. All other resins. Rarely recycled. Note: The Benelux countries (Belguim ..."

5. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"I see many places where they have left clamshells recently. Now gather all your apples, if you have not before, or the frost will have them. ..."

6. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1915)
"... this last brid being one of the latest installations, if not the last one, where tv were used exclusively, or before the introduction of clamshells. ..."

7. Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau (1908)
"There were many of the large clamshells filled with sand; and sometimes one valve was separately filled exactly even, as if it had been heaped and then ..."

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