clench
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /klɛntʃ/
Verb

clench (clenches, present participle clenching; past and past participle clenched) (ambitransitive)

  1. To grip or hold fast.
  2. To close tightly.
    He clenched his fist in anger.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations
  • French: serrer
  • German: ballen (Fäuste)
  • Russian: сжима́ть
Noun

clench (plural clenches)

  1. Tight grip.
  2. (engineering) A seal that is applied to formed thin-wall bushings.
  3. A local chapter of the Church of the SubGenius parody religion.
Translations
  • Russian: сжима́ние
Translations
  • Russian: зажи́м



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