: a C-shaped general-purpose clamp

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of C-clamp was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“C-clamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/C-clamp. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

C-clamp

noun

ˈsē-ˌklamp
: a clamp shaped like the letter C
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