What is Cramp?

Cramp definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
Often cramps. a sudden, involuntary, spasmodic contraction of a muscle or group of muscles, especially of the extremities, sometimes with severe pain. a piercing pain in the abdomen. an intermittent, painful contraction of structures of a wall containing involuntary muscle, as in biliary colic or in the uterine contractions of menstruation or of labor.

writer’s cramp.

verb (used with object)
to affect with or as if with a cramp.

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