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clutched, past tense; clutched, past participle; clutches, 3rd person singular present; clutching, present participle;
  1. Grasp or seize (something) tightly or eagerly
    • - he stood clutching a microphone
    • - Mrs. Longhill clutched at the idea
  2. Become nervous and panicked
    • - doctors could clutch up and lose control as easily as anyone
  1. A group of eggs fertilized at the same time, typically laid in a single session and (in birds) incubated together

  2. A brood of chicks

  3. A small group of people or things
    • - a clutch of young girls on roller skates

  1. clasp: 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"
  2. seize: take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"
  3. a tense critical situation; "he is a good man in the clutch"
  4. cling to: hold firmly, usually with one's hands; "She clutched my arm when she got scared"
  5. a number of birds hatched at the same time
  6. seize: affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
  7. A clutch is a mechanical device, by convention understood to be rotating, which provides driving force to another mechanism when required, typically by connecting the driven mechanism to the driving mechanism. ...
  8. Clutch is the second full-length album by rock band Clutch. It was released in May 1995 on East West Records, and contains 13 songs. It is the band's biggest-selling album to date with total sales in the US at over 200,000 copies. The album is considered a staple of the 90's stoner rock scene.
  9. Clutch is an American rock band from Germantown, Maryland, formed in 1990. The band's first release was an EP entitled Pitchfork, which debuted in October 1990. Their first studio album, '''', was released three years later in 1993. ...
  10. A clutch of eggs refers to all the eggs produced by birds or reptiles often at a single time, particularly those laid in a nest.
  11. A fictional character from Hasbro's toy line, comic books and cartoon series of the 1980s, Lance J. Steinberg is better known as Clutch, one of G.I. Joe's motor vehicle drivers. He was born in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
  12. CLUTCH was a literary magazine begun in 1991 by co-editors Daniel Hodge and Lawrence Oberc in Lexington, Kentucky.
  13. A device to interrupt power transmission, commonly used between engine and gearbox in a car; The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission; A hand or claw, when it is grasping something firmly; A small handbag or purse with no straps or handle; A group or bunch, especially of eggs or ...
  14. (Clutches) a name given to a set of eggs laid.
  15. A mechanical device which uses mechanical, magnetic, or friction type connections to facilitate engaging or disengaging two rotating members. Examples: the friction clutch located between the engine and manual transmission or the a/c clutch.
  16. An attachment used to secure a piece of jewelry such as an earring back.
  17. a bag with no handles that must be carried clasped in one hand or under the arm.
  18. Finding used to fasten post earrings.
  19. The complete set of eggs laid and incubated by the hen.
  20. A part of the balance system into which the cam pivot is inserted or engaged.
  21. A device to permit engagement or disengagement of drive mechanism while in motion or at rest.
  22. or hi hat clutch. The drumset accessory that holds the top cymbal, of the hi hat cymbals, in place.
  23. fertilized egg groups that hens tend to incubate.
  24. The clutch enables the engine to be disconnected from the transmission in order to engage or disengage the gears.
  25. The number of eggs produced or incubated at one time.