Meanwhile, the clamp on negative press appears to be tightening.
Cameron wants to clamp down on social media to prevent riots, but U.K. police are finding it more useful as a surveillance tool.
The government is already beginning to use the software and others like it in a concerted effort to clamp down on secret leaks.
Hamas has in the past worked to clamp down on factions firing projectiles, like Islamic Jihad and others.
It's critical that suppliers do all they can to clamp down on electricity theft.
Put the flask on a ring stand and, holding it steady, fasten the neck of the flask with a clamp that is attached to the stand.
Then he permitted Henry to clamp on the receivers and listen in.
The finding of the matches was like an anesthetic to the agony of the clamp on his leg.
The boards are then placed in a vise or clamp and allowed to remain there over night.
This was accomplished by means of a clamp, in the method of block.
device for fastening, c.1300, probably from clamb, perhaps originally past tense of climb (v.), or from Middle Dutch clampe (Dutch klamp), from West Germanic *klamp- "clamp, cleat;" cf. Middle Low German klampe "clasp, hook," Old High German klampfer "clip, clamp;" also probably related to Middle Dutch klamme "a clamp, hook, grapple," Danish klamme "a clamp, cramp," Old English clamm "fetter;" see clam (n.).
"to fasten with a clamp," 1670s, from clamp (n.). Related: Clamped; clamping.
An instrument for the compression or grasping of a structure.