Associations to the word «Clinch»
CLINCH, verb. To clasp; to interlock. [1560s]
CLINCH, verb. To make certain; to finalize. 
CLINCH, verb. To fasten securely or permanently.
CLINCH, verb. To bend and hammer the point of (a nail) so it cannot be removed. [17th century]
CLINCH, verb. To embrace passionately.
CLINCH, verb. To hold firmly; to clench.
CLINCH, verb. To set closely together; to close tightly.
CLINCH, noun. Any of several fastenings.
CLINCH, noun. The act or process of holding fast; that which serves to hold fast; a grip or grasp.
CLINCH, noun. (obsolete) A pun.
CLINCH, noun. (nautical) A hitch or bend by which a rope is made fast to the ring of an anchor, or the breeching of a ship's gun to the ringbolts.
CLINCH, noun. A passionate embrace.
CLINCH NUT, noun. A threaded fastener secured by a press fit into one of the pieces to be joined. Frequently used in sheet metal designs when a material is too thin to tap threads.
CLINCH, noun. (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily.
CLINCH, noun. A small slip noose made with seizing.
CLINCH, noun. The flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet.
CLINCH, noun. A device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together.
CLINCH, noun. A tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug".
CLINCH, verb. Secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts; "The girder was clinched into the wall".
CLINCH, verb. Hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches.
CLINCH, verb. Hold in a tight grasp; "clench a steering wheel".
CLINCH, verb. Embrace amorously.
CLINCH, verb. Flatten the ends (of nails and rivets); "the nails were clinched".
CLINCH, verb. Settle conclusively; "clinch a deal".
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