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

 and clamp something on
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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While for airplanes with steerable nosewheel, aircraft towbar can be clamped onto the nosewheel strut.
What would happen if this gadget was forcefully clamped onto a reluctant head, made to watch scenes customised in their horror, tailored for your terror?
Tony, 55, recalled: "After it clamped onto my trouser leg I was leaping around like a river dancer, trying to get it off.
of the propulsion is a wheel, which is clamped onto the hyperloop track to
"The attempt to manipulate the baby's head to come out of the cervix failed because the cervix had clamped onto the baby's head and despite effort made to assist, these efforts failed."
In many ways, Lahore is a sophisticated enough audience to understand if an ancient tree has electrodes clamped onto it and is making a beautiful kind of Faraway Tree music.
Before she could do anything one of the dogs clamped onto her 14-year-old dog Mollie which squealed.
The dog clamped onto the victim's right leg and would not release for one to two minutes as she screamed for help.
The dog clamped onto his arm and wouldn't let go of its grip until a man called Robert Dickinson of nearby Copley Avenue hit it with a shovel.
A STAPS head unit is simply clamped onto the upstream side of the steam trap, avoiding the need to isolate processes or cut into pipework, for rapid installation and commissioning.
Love locks are padlocks which couples clamped onto fences or any public monuments to express their love.
Instead of being nailed to a stud, "old work" boxes are clamped onto the drywall.
The first was a paint test cell, in which a glass tube is clamped onto a steel plate with an O-ring to keep the point of contact watertight.