cramp / kræmp /


cramp2 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. Often cramps . a sudden, involuntary, spasmodic contraction of a muscle or group of muscles, especially of the extremities, sometimes with severe pain.a piercing pain in the intermittent, painful contraction of structures of a wall containing involuntary muscle, as in biliary colic or in the uterine contractions of menstruation or of labor.
  2. writer's cramp.
v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to affect with or as if with a cramp.

cramp 近义词

n. 名词 noun

muscle spasm

v. 动词 verb

hinder, restrain


  1. The residents of Çatalhöyük appear to have copied the cramped passages of natural caves.
  2. This punctures the idea that cramps are a punishment for bad pacing.
  3. Any discussion of muscle cramps needs to start by revisiting retired baseball infielder Munenori Kawasaki’s detailed explanation of how he avoided a repeat of the cramp that had hobbled him the previous day.
  4. Instead, a rival theory blaming cramps on “altered neuromuscular control” first proposed in the 1990s by Martin Schwellnus, a sports physician at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, has been gaining support.
  5. What we’re left with is a search for factors we can control that might influence cramp risk.
  6. Cast: Tyler Christopher, Isabella Cramp, Jami Gertz, Tim Jo, Toks Olagundoye, Simon Templeman, Lenny Venito.
  7. If Prince Harry is back on again with Chelsy Davy, he's not letting it cramp his style.
  8. Madame Ratignolle begged Robert to accompany her to the house; she complained of cramp in her limbs and stiffness of the joints.
  9. Jack nodded with a strange, twisted little smile, as if he were suffering from cramp in the legs.
  10. “Ah, my dear, you careless young people make jokes of things that would fret us old ones to fiddle-strings,” reproved Mrs. Cramp.
  11. The darkness and chill began to tell upon me, and an agonising cramp contracted my legs.
  12. When the cramp left me, I cast myself off again, and dropped below the ledge.