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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clasp /ˈklæsp/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 clasp /ˈklæsp/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clasp v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clasped p. pr. & vb. n. Clasping]
 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.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clasp, n.
 1. An adjustable catch, bent plate, or hook, for holding together two objects or the parts of anything, as the ends of a belt, the covers of a book, etc.
 2. A close embrace; a throwing of the arms around; a grasping, as with the hand.
 Clasp knife, a large knife, the blade of which folds or shuts into the handle.
 Clasp lock, a lock which closes or secures itself by means of a spring.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two
           things together
      2: the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he
         has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold
         on the railing" [syn: clench, clutch, clutches, grasp,
          grip, hold]
      v 1: hold firmly and tightly [ant: unclasp]
      2: fasten with or as if with a brooch [syn: brooch]
      3: fasten with a buckle or buckles [syn: buckle] [ant: unbuckle]
      4: grasp firmly; "The child clasped my hands" [ant: unclasp]