wheel clamp

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wheel clamp
a device fixed onto one wheel of an illegally parked car in order to immobilize it. The driver has to pay to have it removed

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Main Entry:  wheel clamp
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  Denver boot
Example:  A wheel clamp is sometimes used as a vehicle anti-theft device.
Etymology:  1980
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