crampon

Definitions of crampon
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n a hinged pair of curved iron bars; used to raise heavy objects

Synonyms:
crampoon
Type of:
grapnel, grapple, grappler, grappling hook, grappling iron
a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope

n an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing

Synonyms:
climber, climbing iron, crampoon
Type of:
spike
sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes

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