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Claustration

klɔːˈstreɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Claustration:

noun

Confinement, as if in a cloister.

Usage examples:

Freedom after long claustration

Claustrophobe

ˈklɔːstrəfəʊb

Meanings of Claustrophobe:

noun

A person with an extreme or irrational fear of confined places.

Usage examples:

Escaping through a tight cave illustrates a claustrophobe's nightmare

Claustrophobia

ˌklɒs.trəˈfəʊ.bi.ə

Meanings of Claustrophobia:

noun

Extreme or irrational fear of confined places.

Usage examples:

The small stuffy room had begun to give him claustrophobia

Claustrophobic

klɔːstrəˈfəʊbɪk

Meanings of Claustrophobic:

adjective

(of a person) having an extreme or irrational fear of confined places.

Usage examples:

Crowds made him feel claustrophobic
noun

A person with an extreme or irrational fear of confined spaces.

Usage examples:

Tall claustrophobics won't like the hotel's narrow passageways

Claustrum

ˈklɔːstrəm

Meanings of Claustrum:

noun

A thin layer of grey matter in each cerebral hemisphere between the lentiform nucleus and the insula.

Usage examples:

On each side, the ventral aspect of the claustrum and the subdivisions of the lentiform nucleus (pu…

Meanings of Claves:

plural noun

A pair of hardwood sticks used to make a hollow sound when struck together.

Usage examples:

The mic was also nice on wooden percussion - claves, castanets, etc. - and hand claps and finger sn…

Clavichord

ˈklæv.ɪ.kɔːd

Meanings of Clavichord:

noun

A small rectangular keyboard instrument with a soft tone, used especially in private homes from the early 15th to early 19th centuries.

Usage examples:

Mozart's lifetime witnessed the coexistence of four kinds of keyboard instrument: the harpsichord, …

Meanings of Clavichords:

noun

A small rectangular keyboard instrument with a soft tone, used especially in private homes from the early 15th to early 19th centuries.

Usage examples:

Mozart's lifetime witnessed the coexistence of four kinds of keyboard instrument: the harpsichord, …

Clavicle

ˈklæv.ɪ.kəl

Meanings of Clavicle:

noun

Technical term for collarbone.

Clavicles

ˈklæv.ɪ.kəl

Meanings of Clavicles:

noun

Technical term for collarbone.

Meanings of Clavicular:

adjective

Relating to the clavicle (= the bone between the shoulder and neck)

Usage examples:

Clavicular fractures

Clavier

ˈklavɪə

Meanings of Clavier:

noun

A keyboard instrument.

Meanings of Claviers:

noun

A keyboard instrument.

Claviform

ˈklavɪfɔːm

Meanings of Claviform:

adjective

Another term for clavate.

Meanings of Claw:

noun

A curved pointed horny nail on each digit of the foot in birds, lizards, and some mammals.

Usage examples:

Stalls sold everything from dried lizards and birds' claws to spanners, nails and toothpaste.
verb

Scratch or tear something with the claws or the fingernails.

Usage examples:

The kitten was clawing at lowell's trouser leg

Claw back

klɔː

Meanings of Claw back:

phrasal verb

Regain a lost advantage or position laboriously and gradually.

Usage examples:

They were committed to clawing back power

Clawback

ˈklɔːbæk

Meanings of Clawback:

noun

An act of retrieving money already paid out, typically by taxation.

Usage examples:

A clawback of tax relief

Clawed

klɔːd

Meanings of Clawed:

adjective

Having a curved pointed horny nail on each digit.

Usage examples:

A clawed hand grabbed for me
verb

Scratch or tear something with the claws or the fingernails.

Usage examples:

The kitten was clawing at lowell's trouser leg

Meanings of Clawhammer:

noun

A hammer with one side of the head split and curved, used for extracting nails.

Clawing

klɔː

Meanings of Clawing:

verb

Scratch or tear something with the claws or the fingernails.

Usage examples:

The kitten was clawing at lowell's trouser leg
noun

A curved pointed horny nail on each digit of the foot in birds, lizards, and some mammals.

Usage examples:

Stalls sold everything from dried lizards and birds' claws to spanners, nails and toothpaste.

Claws

klɔː

Meanings of Claws:

noun

A curved pointed horny nail on each digit of the foot in birds, lizards, and some mammals.

Usage examples:

Stalls sold everything from dried lizards and birds' claws to spanners, nails and toothpaste.
verb

Scratch or tear something with the claws or the fingernails.

Usage examples:

The kitten was clawing at lowell's trouser leg

Clay

kleɪ

Meanings of Clay:

noun

A stiff, sticky fine-grained earth that can be moulded when wet, and is dried and baked to make bricks, pottery, and ceramics.

Usage examples:

The soil is mainly clay

Claymore

ˈkleɪmɔː

Meanings of Claymore:

noun

A broadsword formerly used by scottish highlanders, typically double-edged.

Usage examples:

Clasped before her in her hands, with its point resting on the mahogany wood, was a large, double-h…

Claymores

ˈkleɪmɔː

Meanings of Claymores:

noun

A broadsword formerly used by scottish highlanders, typically double-edged.

Usage examples:

Clasped before her in her hands, with its point resting on the mahogany wood, was a large, double-h…

Claypan

ˈkleɪpan

Meanings of Claypan:

noun

A shallow depression or hollow in the ground with an impermeable clay base which holds water after rain.

Usage examples:

Our sunset was a non-event, the sun obscured by low cloud, much to the disappointment of a couple o…

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