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Meaning of cramp

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a painful and involuntary muscular contraction [syn:
           {spasm}, {cramp}, {muscle spasm}]
      2: a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are
      3: a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold
         masonry together [syn: {cramp}, {cramp iron}]
      v 1: secure with a cramp; "cramp the wood"
      2: prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in
         his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation
         wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small
         countries" [syn: {hamper}, {halter}, {cramp}, {strangle}]
      3: affect with or as if with a cramp
      4: suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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