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Boxing vs. Clinch

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Boxingnoun

(sports) A sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout, or technical knockout.

Clinchverb

To clasp; to interlock.

Boxingnoun

Material used for making boxes or casing.

Clinchverb

To make certain; to finalize.

‘I already planned to buy the car, but the color was what really clinched it for me.’;

Boxingnoun

(construction) Casing.

Clinchverb

To fasten securely or permanently.

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Boxingnoun

(object-oriented programming) Automatic conversion of value types to objects by wrapping them within a heap-allocated reference type.

Clinchverb

To bend and hammer the point of (a nail) so it cannot be removed.

Boxingnoun

The act of inclosing (anything) in a box, as for storage or transportation.

Clinchverb

To embrace passionately.

Boxingnoun

Material used in making boxes or casings.

Clinchverb

To hold firmly; to clench.

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Boxingnoun

Any boxlike inclosure or recess; a casing.

Clinchverb

To set closely together; to close tightly.

‘to clinch the teeth or the fist’;

Boxingnoun

The external case of thin material used to bring any member to a required form.

Clinchnoun

Any of several fastenings.

Boxingnoun

The act of fighting with the fist; a combat with the fist; sparring; pugilism.

Clinchnoun

The act or process of holding fast; that which serves to hold fast; a grip or grasp.

‘to get a good clinch of an antagonist, or of a weapon’; ‘to secure anything by a clinch’;

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Boxingnoun

fighting with the fists

Clinchnoun

(obsolete) A pun.

Boxingnoun

the enclosure of something in a package or box

Clinchnoun

(nautical) A hitch or bend by which a rope is made fast to the ring of an anchor, or the breeching of a ship's gun to the ringbolts.

Boxing

Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves and other protective equipment such as hand wraps and mouthguards, throw punches at each other for a predetermined amount of time in a boxing ring. Amateur boxing is both an Olympic and Commonwealth Games sport and is a standard fixture in most international games—it also has its own World Championships.

Clinchnoun

A passionate embrace.

Clinchnoun

In combat sports, the act of one or both fighters holding onto the other to prevent being hit or engage in standup grappling.

Clinchverb

To hold firmly; to hold fast by grasping or embracing tightly.

Clinchverb

To set closely together; to close tightly; as, to clinch the teeth or the first.

Clinchverb

To bend or turn over the point of (something that has been driven through an object), so that it will hold fast; as, to clinch a nail.

Clinchverb

To make conclusive; to confirm; to establish; as, to clinch an argument.

Clinchverb

To hold fast; to grasp something firmly; to seize or grasp one another.

Clinchnoun

The act or process of holding fast; that which serves to hold fast; a grip; a grasp; a clamp; a holdfast; as, to get a good clinch of an antagonist, or of a weapon; to secure anything by a clinch.

Clinchnoun

A pun.

Clinchnoun

A hitch or bend by which a rope is made fast to the ring of an anchor, or the breeching of a ship's gun to the ringbolts.

Clinchnoun

(boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily

Clinchnoun

a small slip noose made with seizing

Clinchnoun

the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet

Clinchnoun

a tight or amorous embrace;

‘come here and give me a big hug’;

Clinchverb

secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts;

‘The girder was clinched into the wall’;

Clinchverb

hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches

Clinchverb

hold in a tight grasp;

‘clench a steering wheel’;

Clinchverb

embrace amorously

Clinchverb

flatten the ends (of nails and rivets);

‘the nails were clinched’;

Clinchverb

settle conclusively;

‘clinch a deal’;

Clinchverb

confirm or settle (a contract or bargain)

‘the Texan wanted to impress him to clinch a business deal’;

Clinchverb

conclusively settle (an argument or debate)

‘these findings clinched the matter’;

Clinchverb

confirm the winning or achievement of (a match, competition, or victory)

‘Johnson scored the goals which clinched victory’;

Clinchverb

grapple at close quarters, especially (of boxers) so as to be too closely engaged for full-arm blows.

Clinchverb

(of two people) embrace.

Clinchverb

secure (a nail or rivet) by driving the point sideways when it has penetrated.

Clinchverb

fasten (a rope or angling line) with a clinch knot.

Clinchnoun

a struggle or scuffle at close quarters

‘breaking from a clinch, he crossed with his right’;

Clinchnoun

an embrace, especially an amorous one

‘we went into a passionate clinch on the sofa’;

Clinchnoun

a knot used to fasten ropes or angling lines, using a half hitch with the end seized back on its own part.

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