Clutch

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

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 clutch is a mechanical device that engages and disengages the power transmission, especially from driving shaft to driven shaft. Clutches are used whenever the transmission of power or motion must be controlled either in amount or over time (e.g., electric screwdrivers limit how much torque is transmitted through use of a clutch; clutches contro...
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Clutch

A hatch of eggs, orig, ME: cletch>ON: klekja=to hatch
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Clutch

group of eggs laid in a given breeding season
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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

[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

• (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

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

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

(Earrings) The clutch is a mechanism or design that is made to hold an earring in place and prevent its loss. This mechanism accomplishes its purpose by using a post or notch to secure stability by friction.
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Clutch

[eggs] A clutch of eggs refers to all the eggs produced by birds, amphibians, or reptiles, often at a single time, particularly those laid in a nest. In birds, destruction of a clutch by predators (or removal by humans, for example the California Condor breeding program) results in double-clutching. The technique is used to double the produ...
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Clutch

[G.I. Joe] Clutch is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline, comic books and cartoon series. He is one of the G.I. Joe Team`s motor vehicle drivers and debuted in 1982. ==Profile== His real name is Lance J. Steinberg, and his rank is that of corporal E-4. His primary military specialty is transportation and hi...
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CLUTCH

[literary magazine] CLUTCH was a literary magazine begun in 1991 by co-editors Daniel Hodge and Lawrence Oberc in Lexington, Kentucky. The magazine grew out of the editors` interests and experiences in the subculture of alternative presses and little magazines, as well as their previous experience in working on the staffs of literary journa...
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Clutch

[magazine] Clutch is an online magazine and blog network whose stated target audience is `today`s young, hip, progressive Black woman`. The magazine began publication in 2007. In 2009, digital media consultancy Elemental Interactive made a strategic investment in Clutch. Elemental (a former division of WPP plc`s Grey Global Group), was to t...
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Clutch

[mascot] Clutch the Rockets Bear is the popular mascot for the NBA`s Houston Rockets. The informal nickname `Clutch City` was given to Houston, Texas after the Rockets won their first NBA championship in the 1993-94 season. The moniker was adopted in response to a front-page headline in the Houston Chronicle declaring Houston to be `Choke C...
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Clutch

[pin fastener] A butterfly clutch is a device that attaches to the back of a pin to secure an accessory to clothing. ...
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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 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

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

A batch of eggs or chicks.
Found on http://falcons.woodmen.org/glossary.cfm

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

A complete set of eggs produced or incubated at one time.
Found on http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/glossary/

Clutch

A device mounted on the car door which pulls the hoistway doors as the car door moves open or closed.
Found on http://www.thyssenkruppelevator.com/glossary.html

Clutch

a group of eggs laid by a reptile or bird.
Found on http://www.kingsnake.com/articles/Glossary.html
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