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crampnoun

uk   /kræmp/ us   /kræmp/
[C or U] a sudden painful tightening in a muscle, often after a lot of exercise, that limits movement: Several runners needed treatment for cramp (US cramps) and exhaustion. I've got cramp in my foot. stomach cramps
cramps [plural]
pains in the lower stomach caused by a woman's period

crampverb [T]

uk   /kræmp/ us   /kræmp/
(Definition of cramp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crampnoun [C]

us   /kræmp/
a sudden, painful tightening of a muscle: stomach cramps a foot cramp
(Definition of cramp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cramp”
in Korean 경련…
in Arabic تَشنّج…
in Malaysian kejang otot…
in French crampe…
in Russian спазм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 痙攣,抽筋(常出現在大量運動後)…
in Italian crampo…
in Turkish kramp…
in Polish skurcz…
in Spanish calambre, rampa…
in Vietnamese chuột rút…
in Portuguese cãibra…
in Thai ตะคริว…
in German der Krampf…
in Catalan rampa…
in Japanese こむらがえり, けいれん…
in Chinese (Simplified) 痉挛,抽筋(常出现在大量运动后)…
in Indonesian kejang…
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