Reformers know that efforts to clamp down on costs this year have been largely gutted by the medical industrial complex.
Cameron wants to clamp down on social media to prevent riots, but U.K. police are finding it more useful as a surveillance tool.
They were waiting for something to go wrong so they could clamp down on him.
Maynard left the clamp in place and managed to pull out the blade.
The government is already beginning to use the software and others like it in a concerted effort to clamp down on secret leaks.
Put the flask on a ring stand and, holding it steady, fasten the neck of the flask with a clamp that is attached to the stand.
The boards are then placed in a vise or clamp and allowed to remain there over night.
The finding of the matches was like an anesthetic to the agony of the clamp on his leg.
The clamp may be made of flat or round spring brass or bronze.
This was accomplished by means of a clamp, in the method of block.
device for fastening, c.1300, probably from clamb, perhaps originally past tense of climb (v.), or from Middle Dutch clampe (Dutch klamp), from West Germanic *klamp- "clamp, cleat;" cf. Middle Low German klampe "clasp, hook," Old High German klampfer "clip, clamp;" also probably related to Middle Dutch klamme "a clamp, hook, grapple," Danish klamme "a clamp, cramp," Old English clamm "fetter;" see clam (n.).
"to fasten with a clamp," 1670s, from clamp (n.). Related: Clamped; clamping.
An instrument for the compression or grasping of a structure.