Definition of clincher in English:


Syllabification: clinch·er
Pronunciation: /ˈklin(t)SHər


1A fact, argument, or event that settles a matter conclusively: his two-run double was the clincher
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  • This book - another in the long line of fabulous limited edition books from Genesis Publications - is the clincher in that very argument.
  • Anderson secured the clincher in 73 minutes, his accurate header from Aitken's cross bringing a happy end to a day of mixed emotions.
  • It was a gamble that paid off in the most golden of coinage when Fletcher netted the play-off clincher four minutes later.
2 (in full clincher tire) A bicycle or automobile tire that has flange beads that fit into the wheel rim.
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  • The requirements of a rim for clincher tires are completely different from those of a rim for tubular tires.
  • Another difference between it and other tire makers is that Vredestein makes clincher tires - and only clincher tires.
  • Michelin, one of the oldest players in the bicycle tire business, saw its clincher tires ridden to seven Tour de France stage wins last year.

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