Definition of Clasping. Meaning of Clasping. Synonyms of Clasping

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Definition of Clasping

Clasping
Clasp Clasp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clasped; p. pr. & vb. n. Clasping] [OE. claspen, clapsen, prob. akin to E. clap.] 1. To shut or fasten together with, or as with, a clasp; to shut or fasten (a clasp, or that which fastens with a clasp). 2. To inclose and hold in the hand or with the arms; to grasp; to embrace. 3. To surround and cling to; to entwine about. ``Clasping ivy.' --Milton.

Meaning of Clasping from wikipedia

- Hand clasping is the superposition of each finger of one hand over the corresponding finger of the opposite hand. When clasping the hands, a person tends...
- petiolate or have an extremely short petiole and may appear to be sessile. In clasping or decurrent leaves, the blade partially surrounds the stem. When the leaf...
- biology, a clasper is a male anatomical structure found in some groups of animals, used in mating. Male cartilaginous fish have claspers formed from...
- Clasp, clasper or CLASP may refer to: Wrist clasp, a dressing accessory Folding clasp, a device used to close a watch strap Medal bar, an element in military...
- A lobster clasp, also known as a lobster hook, lobster claw, trigger clasp, or bocklebee clasp, is a fastener that is held closed by a spring. The lobster...
- Triodanis perfoliata, the clasping Venus' looking-gl**** or clasping bellflower, is a flowering plant belonging to the family Campanulaceae. It is an annual...
- A folding clasp or deployant clasp or deployant buckle is a device used to close a watch strap. Butterfly clasps have a symmetrical appearance...
- A self-clasping handshake is a gesture in which one hand is grasped by the other and held together in front of the body or over the head. In the United...
- A medal bar or medal clasp is a thin metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration, civil decoration, or other medal. It most commonly indicates...
- An Akers' clasp is the cl****ic direct retainer for removable partial dentures. Named after its inventor, Polk E. Akers, this suprabulge clasp consists...
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