CLASP

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clasp

[klasp]
(design engineering)
A releasable catch which holds two or more objects together.

CLASP

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Already at the threshold, she caught sight of Virginia lying on her back, with clasped hands, her mouth open and her head thrown back, beneath a black crucifix inclined toward her, and stiff curtains which were less white than her face.
As the last utan was filing past us the waters had risen until they surged about our necks, but we clasped hands and stood our ground until the last man had passed to the comparative safety of the new passageway.
Sire, we supplicate you, with clasped hands and bended knees, as a divinity is supplicated
She dropped on her knees, and held out her clasped hands entreatingly.
I never dreamed it, I never dreamed it," she repeated, with passionately clasped hands.
Sabin looked for a moment over his clasped hands through the faint blue cloud of cigarette smoke, and sundry possibilities flashed through his mind to be at once rejected.
Meghan and Kate are mirroring each other's clasped hands," says the star of TV's Human Lie Detector.
They are joyful to watch when gliding through defences, but there is always the feeling they can lose balance at any moment -- too often making their supporters watch through clasped hands.
The posters feature two clasped hands above a picture of the world.
Sun head of news Chris Pharo, 46, and district reporter Jamie Pyatt, 52, clasped hands and embraced each other after the jury delivered its verdict after 12 hours of deliberations.
At the house he was invited to hongi, where he clasped hands and pressed his nose up against the people he met.
Limiting her figures poses to clasped hands, open arms and crossed arms, Tequi has made the Madonna emotionally accessible, radiating her presence with a welcome intimacy.