Definition of clamp on
- The mayor clamped a curfew on the area after the riots.
- The new law clamps limits on the amount of money candidates can spend on election campaigns.
: a device designed to bind or constrict or to press two or more parts together so as to hold them firmly
: any of various instruments or appliances having parts brought together for holding or compressing something
: to fasten with or as if with a clamp
: to place by decree : impose
: to hold tightly
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