clinch

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To embrace passionately
Any of several fastenings
To bend and hammer the point of a nail so it cannot be removed
To make certain; to finalize

I already planned to buy the car, but the color was what really clinched it for me.

To fasten securely or permanently
A passionate embrace
{n} a pun, witty saylag, part of a cable
settle conclusively; "clinch a deal"
To bend or turn over the point of (something that has been driven through an object), so that it will hold fast; as, to clinch a nail
A position in which two fighters are face to face, usually with their arms and upper body locked, performed either for a "breather" or to protect against strikes Some fighters have mastered the art of the clinch for offensive purposes, throwing effective short punches and/or knees from this position
a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug"
{f} secure; settle, make final, arrange; hold an opponent (Boxing)
hold in a tight grasp; "clench a steering wheel"
embrace amorously hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches
To hold firmly; to hold fast by grasping or embracing tightly
the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet
hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches
secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts; "The girder was clinched into the wall"
a small slip noose made with seizing
The act or process of holding fast; that which serves to hold fast; a grip; a grasp; a clamp; a holdfast; as, to get a good clinch of an antagonist, or of a weapon; to secure anything by a clinch
(boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
flatten the ends (of nails and rivets); "the nails were clinched"
A pun
To hold fast; to grasp something firmly; to seize or grasp one another
embrace amorously
A hitch or bend by which a rope is made fast to the ring of an anchor, or the breeching of a ship's gun to the ringbolts
To set closely together; to close tightly; as, to clinch the teeth or the first
The thing that clinches an uncertain matter settles it or provides a definite answer. Evidently this information clinched the matter That was the clue which clinched it for us
The part of a horseshoe nail visible on the outside of a shod horse's hoof This part of the nail is folded down against the hoof to form a clamp, and normally has to be straightened or removed before the horseshoe can be pulled off without doing damage to the hoof a k a: Clench
{i} grip, clasp, hold; embrace
If you clinch something you are trying to achieve, such as a business deal or victory in a contest, you succeed in obtaining it. Hibernian clinched the First Division title when they beat Hamilton 2-0 This has fuelled speculation that he is about to clinch a deal with an American engine manufacturer. = secure
(boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet a small slip noose made with seizing settle conclusively; "clinch a deal"
or Clench: To secure a fastener by bending down the end that protrudes through the pieces to be fastened
To make conclusive; to confirm; to establish; as, to clinch an argument
clinch nut
A threaded fastener secured by a press fit into one of the pieces to be joined. Frequently used in sheet metal designs when a material is too thin to tap threads
Clinch River
A river rising in southwest Virginia and flowing about 483 km (300 mi) generally southwest across eastern Tennessee to the Tennessee River
clinch a bargain
get hold of a good bargain
clinch a deal
close a deal, do business, come to an agreement, make a sale
clinch a draw
reach a tie
clinch river
a river that rises in southwestern Virginia and flows generally southwestward across eastern Tennessee to the Tennessee River
clinching
That settles something (such as an argument) definitely and conclusively
clinching
Present participle of clinch
clinched
closed or squeezed together tightly; "a clenched fist"; "his clenched (or clinched) teeth"
clinched
past of clinch
clinches
Third person singular simple present of to clinch
double clinch
a clinch with two loops
inside clinch
a clinch with the end of the line inside the loop
outside clinch
a clinch with the end of the line outside the loop
clinch
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