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clasp

(klasp),
1. A part of a removable partial denture that acts as a direct retainer or stabilizer for the denture by partially surrounding or contacting an abutment tooth.
2. A direct retainer of a removable partial denture, usually consisting of two arms joined by a body that connects with an occlusal rest; at least one arm of a clasp usually terminates in the infrabulge (gingival convergence) area of the tooth enclosed.

CLASP

Cardiology A clinical study–Collaborative Low-Dose Aspirin Study in Pregnancy which evaluated the effects of low-dose aspirin–used to prevent pregnancy-related HTN—on intrauterine growth

clasp

(klasp)
1. A part of a removable partial denture that acts as a direct retainer or stabilizer for the denture by partially surrounding or contacting an abutment tooth.
2. A direct retainer of a removable partial denture, usually consisting of two arms joined by a body that connects with an occlusal rest; at least one arm of a clasp usually terminates in the infrabulge (gingival convergence) area of the tooth enclosed.
3. Any device for holding tissues together.

clasp

(klasp)
1. Part of a removable partial denture that acts as a direct retainer or stabilizer for denture by partially surrounding or contacting an abutment tooth.
2. Direct retainer of a removable partial denture, usually consisting of two arms joined by a body that connects with an occlusal rest; at least one arm usually terminates in the infrabulge (gingival convergence) area of the tooth enclosed.
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The process involves doing a couple of side to side lunges, clasping hands behind back and bending forward, with bent knees, bringing hands overhead to rinse out shoulders.
Yes, I can hear her lovers' calls, the silvered songs of young girls clasping hands in a devotion dedicated on light slips of paper slid beneath doors and weighted volumes of Latin and Greek.
As the lights go up, Blunt lingers on the stage, evidently enjoying the rapturous applause, clasping hands and signing the odd autograph.
And the Ornitholestes were the villains, with their long, clasping hands and ability to bound along on two legs.
The image, which shows a Villa fan with the club's lion mascot tattooed across his back clasping hands with a Blues fan with the famous ball-and-globe emblem inked on to his left pectoral, was the perfect example of just how the fans can indeed get along when they're supporting a united cause.
Along with his wife Michelle, he stunned the ecstatic crowds - who were warned there would be no walkabout - by clasping hands, signing autographs and posing for pictures.