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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness;

2. a piece of paper money worth one dollar;
[syn: dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam]

3. flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams;


VERB (1)

1. gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clam \Clam\, v. i. To be moist or glutinous; to stick; to adhere. [R.] --Dryden [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clam \Clam\, n. Claminess; moisture. [R.] "The clam of death." --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clam \Clam\, n. [Abbrev. fr. clamor.] A crash or clangor made by ringing all the bells of a chime at once. --Nares. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clam \Clam\, v. t. & i. To produce, in bell ringing, a clam or clangor; to cause to clang. --Nares. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clam \Clam\ (kl[a^]m), n. [Cf. Clamp, Clam, v. t., Clammy.] 1. (Zool.) A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; as, the long clam (Mya arenaria), the quahog or round clam (Venus mercenaria), the sea clam or hen clam (Spisula solidissima), and other species of the United States. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve. [1913 Webster] You shall scarce find any bay or shallow shore, or cove of sand, where you may not take many clampes, or lobsters, or both, at your pleasure. --Capt. John Smith (1616). [1913 Webster] Clams, or clamps, is a shellfish not much unlike a cockle; it lieth under the sand. --Wood (1634). [1913 Webster] 2. (Ship Carp.) Strong pinchers or forceps. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. (Mech.) A kind of vise, usually of wood. [1913 Webster] Blood clam. See under Blood. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clam \Clam\ (cl[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clammed; p. pr. & vb. n. Clamming.] [Cf. AS. cl[ae]man to clam, smear; akin to Icel. kleima to smear, OHG. kleimjan, chleimen, to defile, or E. clammy.] To clog, as with glutinous or viscous matter. [1913 Webster] A swarm of wasps got into a honey pot, and there they cloyed and clammed Themselves till there was no getting out again. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

clam n 1: burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness 2: a piece of paper money worth one dollar [syn: dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam] 3: flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams v 1: gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "clam": Chilopoda, Chordata, Dungeness crab, Echiuroidea, Ectoprocta, Entoprocta, Japanese crab, Laconian, Monoplacophora, Nemertinea, Phoronidea, Spartan, angle, bait the hook, blue point, bob, coquillage, crab, crawdad, crawfish, crayfish, dap, dib, dibble, drive, fish, fly-fish, gig, go fishing, grig, guddle, jack, jacklight, jig, laconic, langouste, limpet, littleneck clam, lobster, mussel, net, oyster, periwinkle, prawn, quahog, scallop, seine, shellfish, shrimp, snail, soft-shell crab, spin, steamer, still-fish, torch, trawl, troll, whale, whelk
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

CLAM A system for symbolic mathematics, especially General Relativity. It was first implemented in ATLAS assembly language and later Lisp. See also ALAM. ["CLAM Programmer's Manual", Ray d'Inverno & Russell-Clark, King's College London, 1971]. (1994-11-08)