Definitions for "Clasp"
To shut or fasten together with, or as with, a clasp; to shut or fasten (a clasp, or that which fastens with a clasp).
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.
A lock or closure used to fasten a necklace, bracelet, etc. that makes it easy to put on or take off a piece of jewelry and is designed to prevent loss. Typical clasps are a Lobster Claw, Barrel Lock, Pearl Clasp, or Spring Ring. Clasps may be hidden or a featured part of an items design such as a toggle clasp, which is worn in the front, and is used on many necklaces and bracelets.
The metal part of a retainer which helps retain, support and stabilise an appliance
Pertaining to a specific component that is used to hold a removable dental prosthesis in place (partial dentures or removable orthodontic appliances).
An "arm" of a partial denture. In most instances, it attaches to an abutment tooth to help in the stability and retention of a remov­able prosthetic device.
Keywords:  grasp, embrace, firmly, inclose, grip
To inclose and hold in the hand or with the arms; to grasp; to embrace.
A close embrace; a throwing of the arms around; a grasping, as with the hand.
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"
Keywords:  medal, ribbon, riband, bar, rosette
Metal bar or similar, clasped to the ribbon of a military decoration. Clasps were awarded according to the individual's deed or service. A Clasp could also be a further award of the same medal.
a metal bar across the riband that carries a date or campaign or battle name
a metal bar rowing medals
This style folding knife has no lock or backspring.
A style of jack knife that curves upward at the end. Click here for illustration
Keywords:  entwine, cling, surround
To surround and cling to; to entwine about.
Keywords:  latch, see
See "Latch."
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