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Engelsk navneord: clutch

1. clutch (om handling) the act of grasping

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe released his clasp on my arm.
He has a strong grip for an old man.
She kept a firm hold on the railing.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clasp, clench, clutches, grasp, grip, hold

Mindre specifikke termergrasping, prehension, seizing, taking hold

Mere specifikke termerchoke hold, chokehold, embrace, embracement, embracing, wrestling hold

2. clutch (om tilstand) a tense critical situation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is a good man in the clutch.

Mindre specifikke termertemporary state

3. clutch (om gruppe) a number of birds hatched at the same time

Mindre specifikke termerbrood

4. clutch (om gruppe) a collection of things or persons to be handled together

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)batch

Mindre specifikke termeraccumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

Mere specifikke termerschmear, schmeer, shmear

5. clutch (om genstand) a woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clutch bag

Mindre specifikke termerbag, handbag, pocketbook, purse

6. clutch (om genstand) a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clutch pedal

Mindre specifikke termerfoot lever, foot pedal, pedal, treadle

Omfatter disse overordnede termerclutch

7. clutch (om genstand) a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis year's model has an improved clutch.

Mindre specifikke termercoupler, coupling

Mere specifikke termerfreewheel, friction clutch

Omfatter disse specifikke termerclutch, clutch pedal

Omfatter disse overordnede termertransmission, transmission system

Engelsk udsagnsord: clutch

1. clutch (om relation) take hold of; grab

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)prehend, seize

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerget hold of, take

Mere specifikke termerapprehend, arrest, capture, catch, catch, clasp, claw, clench, clinch, collar, collar, cop, get, grab, grab, grapple, grip, grip, nab, nab, nail, pick up, rack, snap, snatch, snatch up, take hold of

2. clutch (om relation) hold firmly, usually with one's hands

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe clutched my arm when she got scared.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cling to, hold close, hold tight

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerhold, take hold

Mere specifikke termercuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle

3. clutch (om erkendelse) affect

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFear seized the prisoners.
The patient was seized with unbearable pains.
He was seized with a dreadful disease.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get hold of, seize

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerovercome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, sweep over, whelm

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