๐Ÿ—œ๏ธ Clamp

A metal clamp or vice, as screwed to hold or compress materials like wood or metal. Depicted as a C-clamp or F-clamp, its screw in various positions.

Commonly used for various content concerning tools, equipment, and technology. May also represent file compression in computer science. An image of a clamp, for example, is featured in the WinZip icon.

Samsung’s design is clamping down on a piece of wood. Twitter’s clamp is red.

Clamp was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014 under the name โ€œCompressionโ€ and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿ—œ๏ธ Clamp
  • ๐Ÿ—œ๏ธ Table Vice
  • ๐Ÿ—œ๏ธ WinZip

Apple Name

๐Ÿ—œ๏ธ Clamp

Unicode Name

๐Ÿ—œ๏ธ Compression

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