clamp (something) on(to) (something)

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clamp (something) on(to) (something)

To attach something to another object or surface. First, you need to clamp that tool onto the table.
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clamp something on(to) something

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to press or squeeze something onto something else. Clamp this board onto the workbench. Clear a place near the edge of the table, and then clamp on the meat grinder.
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Also, if it does fully chamber, the extended case mouth may jam into the chamber throat and clamp onto the bullet.
It is available with a system of pre-sized stainless steel bands that clamp onto the pipe circumference.
It was at this point that Feliciano felt the defendant's teeth clamp onto his left ear and then heard a 'crunching' sound as a portion of the ear was ripped off,'' the court said in its ruling.
What makes the plain and boxy GoPro look distinctive is the shock- and weather-resistant case and its mounting base that can clamp onto helmets, dash-boards, the pole next to the birdhouse, the catwalk above the assembly line--almost any-where.
This first prototype, was an attachment that could clamp onto the wheels of an ordinary manual wheelchair and turn it into an electric one.
The bottom clamp can clamp onto both flat and round surfaces up to 2 inches wide.
Welcome to some of the praise lavished upon Bethesda's mighty Skyrim, which is that latest in the beloved Elder Scrolls series has been years in the making Skyrim will clamp onto you like a hungry dragon and devour your time like, well, a hungry dragon.
They clamp onto the grass with their jaws until a cow accidentally swallows them.
says it would clamp onto a bucket pump so you could hold it steady with your foot while pumping.
The device is made to clamp onto the back of a mobile phone handset, and was made with about $75-worth of off-the-shelf components.
Conventional designs for such an application are said to include three primary features, including a foamed thermoset rubber bulb that contacts the door to provide the functional seal; a backbone of solid thermoset rubber, extruded over a metal structure, to clamp onto a car's door frame; and a wing with a colored top-coat, which is visible in the interior and serves to cover the edges of headliners, pillars and carpeting.
ETCO Strain Relief Clamps are made from heavy galvanized steel and clamp onto a cable or cord inside the equipment to protect the cord from damage caused by pulling or stretching.
Module plates then clamp onto nipples that are attached to the bottom of existing fixture plates.
For assembly, the system utilizes either metal joints that clamp onto pipe sections or plastic joints that are "welded" to the pipes with adhesive.