Associations to the word «Clam»

Pictures for the word «Clam»


CLAM, noun. A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; as, the long clam (Mya arenaria), the quahog or round clam (Venus mercenaria), the sea clam or hen clam (Spisula solidissima), and other species of the United States. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve.
CLAM, noun. Strong pincers or forceps.
CLAM, noun. A kind of vise, usually of wood.
CLAM, noun. (US) (slang) A dollar (usually used in the plural). Possibly originating from the term wampum.
CLAM, noun. (slang) (derogatory) A Scientologist.
CLAM, verb. To dig for clams.
CLAM, noun. A crash or clangor made by ringing all the bells of a chime at once.
CLAM, verb. To produce, in bellringing, a clam or clangor; to cause to clang.
CLAM, noun. Clamminess; moisture
CLAM, verb. To be moist or glutinous; to stick; to adhere.
CLAM, verb. To clog, as with glutinous or viscous matter.
CLAM BAKE, noun. Alternative spelling of clambake
CLAM CAKE, noun. A deep-fried ball of chopped clam and other ingredients.
CLAM CHOWDER, noun. A type of chowder made from clams and usually potatoes, with numerous variations.
CLAM CHOWDERS, noun. Plural of clam chowder
CLAM SHACK, noun. A place to buy or eat clams
CLAM SHACKS, noun. Plural of clam shack
CLAM SHRIMP, noun. Any branchiopod crustacean of the suborders Cyclestherida, Laevicaudata, or Spinicaudata (of the disused superorder Conchostraca), covered by a bivalve shell and well adopted to live in temporary, shallow ponds, with many identified extinct and extant species used to date strata.
CLAM SHRIMPS, noun. Plural of clam shrimp
CLAM SMACKER, noun. A lesbian
CLAM SMACKERS, noun. Plural of clam smacker
CLAM UP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To become silent; to stop talking, to shut up.
CLAM WORM, noun. A polychete worm, Nereis succinea.
CLAM WORMS, noun. Plural of clam worm

Dictionary definition

CLAM, noun. Burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness.
CLAM, noun. A piece of paper money worth one dollar.
CLAM, noun. Flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams.
CLAM, verb. Gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean.

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