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clench

a device that grasps or grips, such as a clamp

clinch, clench

To secure or fasten a nail, staple, screw, etc., by hammering the protruding point so that it is bent over.
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Gavin Spokes takes the central role of loveable chancer, Francis Henshall while Shaun Williamson (inset) plays Charlie Clench.
5 Clench your fists: As strange as it may seem, the physical act of clenching your fists may help you remember and retrieve information, according to a study published online April 24, 2013 in PLoS One.
A control group did not clench their fists at any point.
This means that users will be able to wave a hand to pan an image, clench their fists and move their arms apart to zoom in on an image or webpage and even replicate mouse clicks with finger movements.
2 : to set or close tightly clench your teeth <"I'll sit and clench my teeth and never tell you one thing.
What that $10 title means is simply that when under stress, if a human being clenches one hand, the other tends to clench as well.
The youngster, who does eight paper rounds with his grandad Graham Clench immediately grabbed his grandfather's mobile phone and rang 999.
Clench, a superintendent of Indian Affairs from 1830 to 1854.
Some of us parents who felt lucky just to get the family out the door on a Sunday morning and who were trying to keep the children reasonably quiet would clench our teeth when the doors were closed; we would exchange a roll of the eyes or grumble briefly and guiltily, feeling tom about thinking uncharitably about our fellow parishioners.
More than half of adults grind, clench teeth; one in 10 aren't aware they have TMJ