Crampton test Cramp·ton test (krāmp’tən)
A test for physical condition and resistance in which one’s pulse and blood pressure are recorded both in the recumbent and in the standing position, and the difference is graded from theoretical perfection (100) downward. High values indicate a good physical resistance, but low ones may indicate general weakness and a potential for shock after surgery.
[kram] /kræm/ verb (used with object), crammed, cramming. 1. to fill (something) by force with more than it can easily hold. 2. to force or stuff (usually followed by into, down, etc.). 3. to fill with or as with an excessive amount of food; overfeed. 4. Informal. 5. Archaic. to tell lies to. verb (used […]
noun 1. a private institution, especially in East Asia, that uses an accelerated curriculum to prepare students for university entrance exams.
/kræn/ noun 1. a unit of capacity used for measuring fresh herring, equal to 37.5 gallons
[krah-nahkh] /ˈkrɑ nɑx/ noun 1. Lucas (“the Elder”) 1472–1553, German painter and graphic artist. 2. his son, Lucas the Younger, 1515–86, German painter and graphic artist. /German ˈkraːnax/ noun 1. Lucas (ˈluːkas), known as the Elder, real name Lucas Müller. 1472–1553, German painter, etcher, and designer of woodcuts