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hampers, plural;
  1. Hinder or impede the movement or progress of
    • - their work is hampered by lack of funds
  1. Necessary but cumbersome equipment on a ship

  1. prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
  2. shackle: a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
  3. a basket usually with a cover
  4. handicap: put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
  5. A hamper is a primarily British term for a wicker basket, usually large, that is used for the transport of items, often food.
  6. (hampered) impeded or encumbered as if chained or fettered
  7. (HAMPERS) Upright boxes sometimes including a bucket.
  8. (noun) hand basket, such as a picnic basket. The term is used more generally to designate a package of any sort that contains a food assortment, particularly as a gift. A Christmas hamper is a package containing all the makings for a Christmas dinner.
  9. In 20th-century and later architecture, a visually distinct topmost storey or storeys.