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Synonyms for clasp

Synonyms for clasp

a device for fastening or for checking motion

the act of embracing

an act or means of holding something

to put one's arms around affectionately

to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

Synonyms for clasp

a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together

hold firmly and tightly

fasten with or as if with a brooch

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fasten with a buckle or buckles

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grasp firmly

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A new species of swell shark (Carcharhiformes: Scyliorhinidae) from Papua New Guinea with comments on clasper groove/tube function in sharks.
These were probably caused by the spur that holds the clasper in place during copulation.
The size of the 472 cm male shark and its 49 cm fully calcified claspers indicate that this specimen was mature.
Contact details: Stephen Clasper (852) 2913 9626, Harry O'Neill (852) 2913 9623 or Catherine Andersen (612) 9279 1944.
Study author and palaeontologist Dr Kate Trinajstic, of Curtin University in Perth, said that the clasper was discovered in a fish specimen uncovered in the Gogo region of Western Australia in 2001.
Speaking after BAA reported an expected two per cent rise in full year underlying pretax profits, Mr Clasper yesterday noted that as the group is in an offer period it is able to check movements in its share register on a daily basis.
Clasper made no further comment on the possible bid for BAA by Spain's Ferrovial, Reuters reported.
BAA chief executive Mike Clasper said the growth in traffic over the six months had kept BAA on target to 6% passenger growth for the full year.
BAA plc, the international airport group, today announced Mike Clasper CBE is to be deputy chief executive of BAA plc, combining the role with that of group airports director.
BRAVE young battler Evie Clasper can't wait to get her uniform on each morning now that she's started school - just months after a lifesaving heart transplant.
Holbrooks neighbourhood PC Stuart Clasper and PCSOs Will Parker and Sophie Niepceron will begin their 400-mile trip on September 12 in a bid to raise pounds 2,000 for Cancer Research UK.
BAA chief executive Mike Clasper added: "The value of this company is way, way north of 810p-per share.
According to BAA CEO Mike Clasper the suit has no substance - neither in the company's view nor in that of the Hungarian government.
We delivered this performance despite a slowing UK economy, the London bombings and the Gate Gourmet dispute," said boss Mike Clasper.
BAA CEO Mike Clasper said: "This major new landmark sets up a positive future for Gatwick at a time when passenger numbers are booming and it is growing a strong worldwide route network".