(1)To put pressure on someone. Unrelenting pressure like that of inescapable clamps.
(2)To literally place your robotic clamps on someone or something.
A. The bop' was still tryna act like she didn't have my money so I put the clamps on her n shook her down fo' it!
B. The Celtics put the clamps da Lakers 112-86 son !
C. "He's champin' for a clampin'." - Clamps, Futurama
D. "Gee, you think? You think that maybe I should use these clamps that I use every single day at every opportunity? shouting
You're a freaking genius, you idiot!" - Clamps, Futurama