English-Finnish translations for clutch

Definition of clutch

  • To seize, as though with claws.
  • To grip or grasp tightly.
  • The claw of a predatory animal or bird.
  • A device to interrupt power transmission, commonly used between engine and gearbox in a car.
  • Any device for gripping an object, as at the end of a chain or tackle
  • An important or critical situation
  • Performing or tending to perform well in difficult, high-pressure situations
  • A brood of chickens or a sitting of eggs.
  • To hatch

Examples

  • to clutch power
  • She clutched her purse tightly and walked nervously into the building.

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