A preformed item of semirigid material designed to retain, position, fasten, or support other items, such as cable(s), access cover(s), by its own inherent spring action. it may be fastened to a structure by bolt(s), clip(s), screw(s), and the like. for items conducting electric current, see clip, electrical or clamp, electrical. for items which partially surround an item, see strap, retaining. for items which entirely surround an item and do not have inherent spring tension, see clamp, loop. see also clip, retaining. do not use if a more specific item name is available.