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Clamp may refer to:
Tools and devices
- 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
- 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
- Clamp (zoology), an attachment structure found in certain parasitic flatworms
- Clamp connection, a structure formed by hyphal cells of certain fungi
- DNA clamp, a ring like structure girdling the DNA takes part in DNA replication and some other phenomena. In bacteria it is made of a dimer of beta-subunits (aka dnaN) of DNA POL III and in eukaryote it is a trimer of PCNA protein.
- Patch clamp, a technique to hold a very small portion of natural cell membrane or artificial lipid bi-layer to measure variation of electric current (due to ion flow) through the transporter protein molecule(s) present in the tiny patch of membrane.
Electronics, Programming, and medicine
- Clamp (circuit), a voltage limiting electrical circuit
- Clamp meter, a device for measuring electric current
- Clamping (graphics), the process of limiting a position to an area
- Glucose clamp technique
- clampf or clampi, color amplitude data types in OpenGL
- Voltage clamp, a device used to measure ion transport across cells
- Clamp, a character in the television show Galactik Football
- Clamps (Futurama), a member of the Robot Mafia in Futurama
- Clamp (surname), a surname
- Clamp (manga artists), stylized as CLAMP, an all-female Japanese manga artist group that formed in the mid-1980s
- CLAMP (Climate leaf analysis multivariate program) - a method for characterizing past climates
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