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grab

Tools a mechanical device for gripping objects, esp the hinged jaws of a mechanical excavator

grab

[grab]
(engineering)
An instrument for extricating broken boring tools from a borehole.
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By JOHN NJOROGEThe National Land Commission (NLC) has given a 90-day ultimatum for people to surrender grabbed public land.
More than 50 acres of public land have been grabbed in Kisauni.
The university spokesman informed here on Thursday that a group of land grabbers including Deen Mohammad s/o Azeem Chandio, Munir Ahmed s/o Deen Mohammad Chandio and Motio Shoro have grabbed 25 acres land of University of Sindh Township Scheme situated at Deh Morho Jabal taluka Kotri.
However, the sources said that this is just the tip of iceberg as government lands worth trillions of rupees are grabbed by powerful China-cutting mafia in Karachi.
Summary: Jazeera Airways has grabbed leading market shares on routes serving Beirut, Amman, Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, Sohag, Dubai and Bahrain.
Africa and Asia accounted for 47 per cent and 33 per cent of the total grabbed area, respectively, with about 90 per cent being found in 24 countries.
Nevertheless, the courts of law have been doing their best in reverting grabbed land or property to their legitimate owners.
IAN THOMAS-moore grabbed his ninth goal of the season as Tranmere cruised to a potentially priceless victory.
FREE-SCORING full-back Paul Wellens grabbed a first-half brace of tries to take his season's tally to 18 as Saints coasted to victory.
Mireles grabbed the woman's legs and tried to grab her collar, but the fabric of her gray sweat pants and top started to rip.
When Dixon slam dunked, he grabbed onto the rim, which was bolted to a metal plate sandwiching the glass backboard.
I jumped out, wrapped a towel around me and grabbed my money.