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Clamp may refer to:

Tools and devices[edit]

  • Clamp (tool), a device used to hold an object in a fixed position
  • Brick clamp, an early method of baking bricks
  • Castration clamp, a tool used to castrate animals
  • Nipple clamp, a clamp that can be applied to the nipples of either men or women
  • Riser clamp, a device used to support vertical piping
  • Storage clamp, an agricultural root crop storage
  • Wheel clamp, a device used with road vehicles to prevent theft or enforce parking restrictions


Electronics, Programming, and medicine[edit]


  • Clamp (manga artists), stylized as CLAMP, an all-female Japanese manga artist group that formed in the mid-1980s
  • Eddie Clamp (1934–1995), English footballer
  • Paula Clamp (born 1967), novelist, playwright and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Ulster
  • Shirley Clamp (born 1973), Swedish pop singer
  • Steve Clamp (born 1977), British freelance journalist and newsreader
  • Ted Clamp (1924–1990), English footballer
  • William Clamp (1891–1917), VC (28 October 1891 – 9 October 1917) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

  • Clamp, a character in the television show Galactik Football
  • Clamps (Futurama), a member of the Robot Mafia in Futurama

Other uses[edit]

  • CLAMP (Climate leaf analysis multivariate program) - a method for characterizing past climates