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grip


  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grip  \Grip\,  n. 
  1.  Specif.,  an  apparatus  attached  to  a  car  for  clutching  a 
  traction  cable. 
 
  2.  A  gripsack;  a  hand  bag;  a  satchel.  [Colloq.] 
 
  3.  (Med.)  The  influenza;  grippe. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grip  \Grip\,  n.  [L.  gryps,  gryphus  See  {Griffin},  {Grype}.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  griffin.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grip  \Grip\,  n.  [Cf.  AS  grip  furrow,  hitch,  D.  greb.] 
  A  small  ditch  or  furrow.  --Ray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grip  \Grip\,  v.  t. 
  To  trench;  to  drain. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grip  \Grip\,  n.  [AS.  gripe.  Cf  {Grip},  v.  t.,  {Gripe},  v.  t.] 
  1.  An  energetic  or  tenacious  grasp;  a  holding  fast  strength 
  in  grasping. 
 
  2.  A  peculiar  mode  of  clasping  the  hand,  by  which  members  of 
  a  secret  association  recognize  or  greet,  one  another;  as 
  a  masonic  grip. 
 
  3.  That  by  which  anything  is  grasped;  a  handle  or  gripe;  as 
  the  grip  of  a  sword. 
 
  4.  A  device  for  grasping  or  holding  fast  to  something 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grip  \Grip\,  v.  t.  [From  {Grip}  a  grasp;  or  P.  gripper  to  seize; 
  --  of  German  origin.  See  {Gripe},  v.  t.] 
  To  give  a  grip  to  to  grasp;  to  gripe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grip 
  n  1:  the  act  of  grasping;  "he  released  his  clasp  on  my  arm";  "he 
  has  a  strong  grip  for  an  old  man";  "she  kept  a  firm  hold 
  on  the  railing"  [syn:  {clasp},  {clench},  {clutch},  {clutches}, 
  {grasp},  {hold}] 
  2:  the  part  of  an  object  designed  to  be  held  in  order  to  use  or 
  move  it  [syn:  {handle},  {handgrip},  {hold}] 
  3:  a  portable  rectangular  traveling  bag  for  carrying  clothes; 
  "he  carried  his  small  bag  onto  the  plane  with  him"  [syn:  {bag}, 
  {traveling  bag},  {suitcase}] 
  4:  the  friction  between  a  body  and  the  surface  on  which  it 
  moves  (as  between  an  automobile  tire  and  the  road)  [syn:  {traction}, 
  {adhesive  friction}] 
  5:  a  firm  controlling  influence;  "he  was  in  the  grip  of  a 
  powerful  emotion"  or  "a  terrible  power  had  her  its  grasp" 
  [syn:  {grasp}] 
  v  1:  hold  fast  or  firmly;  "He  gripped  the  steering  wheel" 
  2:  to  grip  or  seize,  as  in  a  wrestling  match;  "the  two  men 
  grappled  with  each  other  for  several  minutes"  [syn:  {grapple}] 
  3:  to  render  motionless,  as  with  a  fixed  stare  or  by  arousing 
  terror  or  awe:  "The  eye  of  the  Ancient  Mariner  fascinated 
  the  wedding  guest."  Burton;  "The  serpent  fascinates  its 
  prey,..by  the  power  of  his  eyes."  Todd  &  Bowman  [syn:  {fascinate}, 
  {transfix},  {spellbind}] 
  4:  hold  firmly  [syn:  {grasp},  {hold  on}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  GRIP 
 
  Graph  Reduction  In  Parallel. 
 
  Simon  Peyton  Jones's  GRIP  machine  built  at  {UCL},  now  at  the 
  {University  of  Glasgow}.  It  has  many  processors  ({Motorola 
  68020}  or  other)  on  {Futurebus}  with  intelligent  memory  units. 
 
  (1994-12-14) 
 
 




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