Meaning of clamshell
Pronunciation: (klam'shel"), [key]
- the shell of a clam.
- Also calledclam&prim;shell buck&sec;et.a dredging bucket opening at the bottom, consisting of two similar pieces hinged together at the top.
- a machine equipped with such a bucket.
- a platen press.
- clamshell (Thesaurus)