clutch

  1. the act of grasping
  2. a tense critical situation
  3. a number of birds hatched at the same time
  4. a collection of things or persons to be handled together
  5. a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism

Clutch

A device on a reel that allows the angler to  set the breaking strain of fishing line

clutch

[n] - a tense critical situation 2. [n] - a number of birds hatched at the same time 3. [n] - a pedal that operates a clutch 4. [n] - a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism
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Clutch

A drivetrain component that connects an engine to a manual transmission and is used to disengage the transmission from the engine in order to change gears. The driver pushes the clutch pedal to shift gears.
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Clutch

The size or number of eggs that a bird lays.
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Clutch

Clutch (klŭch; 224) noun [ Middle English cloche , cloke , claw, Scot. clook , cleuck , also Middle English cleche claw, clechen , cleken , to seize; confer Anglo-Saxon gelæccan (where ge- is a prefix) to seize. Confer Latch...
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Clutch

Clutch transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Clutched ; present participle & verbal noun Clutching .] [ Middle English clucchen . See Clutch , noun ] 1. To seize, clasp, or gripe wit...
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Clutch

Clutch intransitive verb To reach (at something) as if to grasp; to catch or snatch; -- often followed by at . « Clutching at the phantoms of the stock market. Bankroft. »
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clutch

noun a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism; `this year`s model has an improved clutch`
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clutch

noun a tense critical situation; `he is a good man in the clutch`
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clutch

noun a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism; `he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other`
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clutch

verb affect; `Fear seized the prisoners`; `The patient was seized with unbearable pains`; `He was seized with a dreadful disease`
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Clutch

• (n.) Any device for gripping an object, as at the end of a chain or tackle. • (n.) The hands, claws, or talons, in the act of grasping firmly; -- often figuratively, for power, rapacity, or cruelty; as, to fall into the clutches of an adversary. • (n.) To close tightly; to clinch. • (n.) To seize, clasp, or gripe with the hand...
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clutch

(from the article `harbours and sea works`) ...popular with improvements in the detail and manufacture of the material. Steel sheetpiling consists in essence of a series of rolled trough ...
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clutch

device for quickly and easily connecting or disconnecting a pair of rotatable coaxial shafts. Clutches are usually placed between the driving motor ... [2 related articles]
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Clutch

A device mounted on the car door which pulls the hoistway doors as the car door moves open or closed.
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Clutch

a group of eggs laid by a reptile or bird.
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clutch

clutch, in automobiles: see transmission.
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Clutch

Clutch is the collective noun for a group of eggs.
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Clutch

A clutch is an apparatus by which two rotating shafts may be connected or disconnected for the purpose of causing one to drive the other.
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clutch

Any device for disconnecting rotating shafts, used especially in a car's transmission system. In a car with a manual gearbox, the driver depresses the clutch when changing gear, thus disconnecting the engine from the gearbox. The clutch consists of two main plates, a pressure plate and a driven p...
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Clutch

a group of eggs laid by a reptile or bird.
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Clutch

A group of eggs that is laid in the same place at the same time (or nearly the same time), and will hatch at the same time.
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CLUTCH

a single batch of eggs laid by a sea turtle
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Clutch

Pressure situation.
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