clamshell clamshell  /ˈklæm ˌʃɛl/


  1. (n) the shell of a clam
  2. (n) a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam


  1. Triumph over plastic packaging

    You can get into even the toughest clamshell packaging without harming yourself -- or your new product -- in the process.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: MSN

  2. Lever Lid BGA Socket connects all pins with 40 GHz bandwidth.

    Accommodating 35 x 35 mm, 1 mm pitch BGA packages, SM-BGA-9032 operates at bandwidths up to 40 GHz with less than 1 dB insertion loss. Mounting on target PCB is accomplished without soldering, and construction features lever-actuated clamshell lid that incorporates quick insertion method. Constructed with elastomer contactor, socket operates from -55 to +150°C and is designed for low wattage ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: ThomasNet


  1. "The launch of the Soul and L700 reinforces Samsung's established leadership in developing stylish, full-featured mobile phones across a variety of form factors including the slider, clamshell and bar," said Geesung Choi, President of Samsung's...
    on Jun 29, 2008 By: Geesung Choi Source: Manila Bulletin

  2. "Sales of certain new mid-range and high-end products, such as the Nokia 6230 camera phone, the classically-styled Nokia 6610i camera phone and the fashion-category Nokia 7200 clamshell phone exceeded our expectations," said Ollila.
    on Jul 15, 2004 By: Jorma Ollila Source: NewsFactor Network

  3. "I'd like to be able to put all the coffee cups and all the clamshell containers that we use for our salads and such and put them into the blue box," De Baeremaeker said. "We have to change our behaviour."
    on May 10, 2007 By: Glenn De Baeremaeker Source: Toronto Star

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