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Overview of noun cramp

The noun cramp has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) spasm, cramp, muscle spasm

(a painful and involuntary muscular contraction)

2. cramp

(a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued)

3. cramp, cramp iron

(a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together)

Overview of verb cramp

The verb cramp has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. cramp

(secure with a cramp; "cramp the wood")

2. hamper, halter, cramp, strangle

(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")

3. cramp

(affect with or as if with a cramp)

4. cramp

(suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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