clasped, past participle; clasping, present participle; clasped, past tense; clasps, 3rd person singular present;
Grasp (something) tightly with one's hand
he clasped her arm
Place (one's arms) around something so as to hold it tightly
Kate's arms were clasped around her knees
Hold (someone) tightly
he clasped Joanne in his arms
Press one's hands together with the fingers interlaced
he lay on his back with his hands clasped behind his head
Fasten (something) with a small device, typically a metal one
one modest emerald clasped her robe
A device with interlocking parts used for fastening things together
a handbag with a golden clasp
A silver bar on a medal ribbon, inscribed with the name of the battle at which the wearer was present
A grasp or handshake
he took her hand in a firm clasp
a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
hold firmly and tightly
brooch: fasten with or as if with a brooch
the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
buckle: fasten with a buckle or buckles
grasp firmly; "The child clasped my hands"
The CLASP (Consortium of Local Authorities Special Programme) system was a scheme developed in the 1950s by English local authorities to devise a method of designing and assembling prefabricated buildings for use in the public sector. ...
A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps; To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly
(Clasps) are connectors used to join the ends of a necklace or bracelet.
(Clasps) Attaches the two ends of a piece of jewelry. Clasps and toggles are usually made from either silver or gold and come in a variety of shapes and forms. Shop for Clasps...
A metal arm extends from a removable partial denture. It helps to hold on to natural tooth structure and thus provide anchorage for the denture.
Device that retains a removable partial denture to stationary teeth
A metal attachment on partial dentures or other removable appliances to hold them in place. They are designed to adapt to the clasping teeth to provide maximum stability. ...
The metal piece that closes the necklace. Mikimoto clasps are engraved with the trademark outline of an Akoya oyster enclosing the letter M.
In general terms a clasp refers to the mechanism that helps to close bindings with wood boards. In this broad sense "clasp" refers to catchplate, clasp strap, strap anchor, and clasp. ...
The attachment used to connect the two ends of the watch bracelet around the wrist.
Used to secure the bracelet or strap of a wristwatch, to the wrist. There are three basic types of clasps; fold-over clasp, jewelry clasp and butterfly-clasp (aka deployant/deployment buckle, hidden deployant buckle, hidden double-locking clasp).
Any type of attachment that connects the two ends of a piece of jewelry.
Acronym for California Local Area Service Partnership.
A metal fitting attached to the boards at the fore edge of a binding in order to hold the book shut and to preserve the parchment (unless kept at an appropriate temperature and humidity level, parchment tends to cockle and return to the original shape of the animal skin). ...
Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program
The device used to attach two ends of a bracelet (usually) or a strap (less often).
A second or subsequent award of a medal is often denoted by a metal clasp attached to the medal ribbon (see also Bar and Rosette). Some medals are issued with a clasp related to the first award of that medal, e.g. The New Zealand General Service Medal 1992 and The General Service Medal 1962.
The hook or catch used for fastening the boards together when the book is closed; used formerly on almost every book.
A contrivance of interlocking parts used to fasten objects together.