clutch in a sentence
Example sentences for clutch
Maybe then those aging boomers would stop side-stepping the clutch pedal.
They would clutch each other's mouths and stare, groan a couple of time and then walk away, feeling bored.
The light clutch pedal is easy on your leg, and it engages easily, which makes for smooth takeoffs.
Her short fingers clutch a cigarette rolled in a corn husk.
Ten or so survivors get around the boat and clutch at its sides in an attempt to stay afloat.
Burton's clutch blew on the start to the second segment, ending his night early.
In pianists, for example, the fingers might clutch inward involuntarily every time they attempt to strike a key.
Bush and a small clutch of his aides staring out at the cattle grazing his ranch here knew they had to appear to be taking action.
But the eggs seem tuned to vibrations from predatory snakes attacking an egg clutch.
Investors had nothing to clutch on to, and much to discomfit them.
When you put the clutch in, the car slows down and when you let the clutch back out you upset the rear wheels.
Key to the design is an electrically controlled clutch, which disengages a module when necessary.
If the clutch sheave fails, broken pieces could strike consumers, causing lacerations or bruises.
In his talon, the eagle is holding a clutch of arrows.
He continues to be one of the game's top kickers and is clutch when called upon.
Shifting the manual transmission without a clutch took a little getting used to, but was really quite easy.
Then it was time to push in the clutch and floor the accelerator.
The shift in tone was clear from the opening session, which featured a clutch of politicians more used to public deference.
The first clutch has hatched and some ducklings are already a few weeks old.
The nest contained a clutch of five eggs, opening up a new avenue of research.
Double-clutch if vehicle is equipped with non-synchronized transmission.
It is due to deliver its first clutch of recommendations within weeks.
Imagine, he suggests, a photojournalist covering a presidential speech whose audience includes a clutch of protesters.
The gearbox shifts automatically, disengaging and re-engaging the clutch on your behalf.
The gas, brake and clutch pedals not only look great, but have a satisfyingly weighty feel when pressed.
Only an occasional clutch of poplars relieved the country's thirsty look.
But there may be a silver lining yet to take shape along the weakened seams of this all-but-empty, high-fashion clutch.
Also, the last few eggs laid in a clutch have a reduced chance of survival.
After getting down to business, the pair will produce a large clutch of fertilized eggs.
Then he needed a new clutch plate and had to drive a hole through a piece of steel.
The evolutionary determinants of clutch size are a topic of active research.
Several forays paid off with a clutch of long-lived species, including teak and po mu, a rare cypress.
Eight- position clutch keeps you from overdriving screws.
The arrival was recorded by camera crews and a clutch of reporters, notebooks in hand.
On encountering resistance from tissue, the wire buckles and the clutch permits the entire needle to move forward.
There is no clutch pedal because in traffic, clutch pedals are a nuisance.
But it was previously done using a ratcheting mechanism which required heavy solid parts such as a clutch.
It was refreshing to see such a colorful clutch after a season of so many neutral handbags.
Letting the engine run, and the clutch slip, one can remain pretty steady.
He'd clutch her hand at the movies whenever a monster was on the screen.
We say he's selfish because he demands the ball in clutch situations.
Back to school always means a clutch of new electronic gadgets.
As he approaches the registration table, several cameras turn toward him while a clutch of fans gather behind.
The clutch, consistent way he knocked those pins down.
Why the instinct to clutch a wounded part of the body helps to relieve discomfort.
The engine features automatic start-stop technology and is mated to a six-speed dual clutch transmission.
The coupler lets you mount the flywheel and clutch to the electric motor.
The other end of the long shaft has a small tooth-clutch armature welded to it.
The latest clutch of business surveys were uniformly positive.
Stay on your med's, this should keep your clutch from slipping.
Ripe eggs don't keep, which means a fish with a ready clutch of eggs must mate before dark or the eggs will be wasted.
Brake and clutch parts must be wetted with water or amended water before taking any other action.
Next to them is a clutch of telephone sets, each on a long wire cord.
The structured clutch is a snappy addition to a tailored wardrobe.
The rest is made up of a clutch of different businesses.
Famous quotes containing the word clutch
...I remembered the rose bush that had reached a thorny branch out through the ragged fence, and caught my dress, detain... more
The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutchmore
What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow Out of this stony rubbish?... more