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Verb
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cramps, plural;
  1. Restrict or inhibit the development of
    • - tighter rules will cramp economic growth
  2. Fasten with a cramp or cramps
    • - cramp the gates to the posts
  3. Suffer from sudden and painful contractions of a muscle or muscles

Noun
  1. A painful, involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles, typically caused by fatigue or strain
    • - he suffered severe cramps in his foot
  2. Abdominal pain caused by menstruation

  3. A tool, typically shaped like a capital G, for clamping two objects together for gluing or other work

  4. A metal bar with bent ends for holding masonry together


  1. spasm: a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
  2. secure with a cramp; "cramp the wood"
  3. a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued
  4. hamper: 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"
  5. a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together
  6. suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle
  7. Cramps are unpleasant, often painful sensations caused by muscle contraction or overshortening. The common causes of skeletal muscle cramps are muscle fatigue and a sodium imbalance. Smooth muscle cramps may be due to menstruation or Gastroenteritis.
  8. The Wolfsangel (German for "wolf's hook") is a symbol originating in Germany. It is also known as the Wolf's Hook or Doppelhaken. The upright variant is also known as "thunderbolt" (Donnerkeil) and the horizontal variant as "werewolf".
  9. (The Cramps) The Cramps were an American garage punk band formed in 1976 and were active until 2009. The band split after suffering the death of lead singer Lux Interior. ...
  10. (Cramping) Exercising a muscle using shortened movements that causes a muscle to cramp, contracting painfully perhaps to the point of temporary fatigue to achieve a greater pump.
  11. (Cramping) Premenstrual or menstrual type cramping has been experienced by many women in the months following their last depo provera injection, during the time of amenorrhea, before their periods have returned. ...
  12. (Cramping) When women become pregnant they soon may feel repeated pains, similar to those during a menstrual cycle. During the second trimester, women can also feel cramping due to the stretching of the abdominal muscles.
  13. (Cramps) Many people with kidney failure get muscle cramps. Imbalances in fluid and electrolytes, nerve damage or blood flow problems are thought to be some of the causes. ...
  14. (Cramps) Muscles contracting painfully can cause the person to have difficulty controlling their car
  15. (Cramps) pains in the body due to a variety of reasons from 'the time of the month' to Basketball games. An often used tactic to esape unfavourable circumstances like PE.
  16. A spasmodic contraction of one or many muscles.
  17. a piece of iron turned up at each end usually borne in pairs
  18. A ‘U’ shaped metal anchor for holding two adjacent units of stone together.
  19. lack of mobility. See the examples on Space in Strategy/Themes section of the Canon.
  20. A sharp pain that occurs when a muscle suddenly contracts (tightens up). Cramps commonly occur in the abdomen and legs.
  21. the involuntary and painful contraction of a muscle, often caused by over-exertion due to lack of proper training or field conditions.
  22. prolonged and painful spasmodic muscular contraction that often occurs in the limbs but can affect certain internal organs. Cramp may result from a salt imbalance as in heat cramp. Working in high temperatures causes excessive sweating and consequent loss of salt. ...
  23. (1) A device for supporting a frame in place during construction. (2) A U-shaped metal bar used to lock adjacent blocks of masonry together, as in a parapet wall.
  24. A tool for squeezing two or more pieces of material together.
  25. A space disadvantage that restricts piece movement.