DICTIONARY


Definition of CLUTCH

noun : CLUTCH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a tense critical situation; "he is a good man in the clutch" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a number of birds hatched at the same time ;

  • 4. (

    ) a collection of things or persons to be handled together ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

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

verb : CLUTCH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals" ;

  • 3. (

    ) affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease" ;


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