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grip

1. Tools any device that holds by friction, such as certain types of brake
2. TV, Cinema a worker in a camera crew or a stagehand who shifts sets and props, etc.
3. Engineering a small drainage channel cut above an excavation to conduct surface water away from the excavation

grip

[grip]
(ordnance)
One of a pair of wooden or plastic items designed to be attached by threaded fasteners to the two sides of the frame of a weapon, such as a revolver or bayonet; it is shaped to fit the hand and to provide a formed surface to hold the weapon.

grip

grip, 2
1. Of a mechanical fastener: the thickness of the material or parts which the fastener is designed to secure when assembled.
2. Of a rivet: the thickness of the plates or parts through which the rivet passes.
3. A channel that carries away rain water from a foundation, during its construction.

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.

GRIP

(Globally Resilient IP) Features built into Cisco's IOS router operating system in 2002 that eliminate packet loss during a router switchover. Such features include Stateful Switchover, which transfers the state of the original router to the standby router, while Nonstop Forwarding maintains packet flow during the switchover.
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New Line Delivers Three Times More Gripping Power than Traditional Locking Pliers
Irwin Vise-Grip Curved Jaw (CR) Locking Pliers feature a unique self-energizing lower jaw that delivers three times more gripping power than traditional locking pliers, with absolutely no slipping or stripping.
A good set of hands is important in terms of gripping the ball securely enough to control its flight.
Symptoms of CTDS include a tingling or burning sensation, numbness in the hands or wrists, hand pain that makes it difficult to sleep, pain radiating down the arm, difficulty gripping objects, and pain after repetitive activity.
The Graco Gun & Palm Grips use the same 3M gripping material as what is commonly used on a wide range of sporting equipment.
Desmopan aliphatic thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) was selected by TRS for use on the gripping surface of its high-performance Grip 3 prosthetic prehensor (hand).
But a little-studied set of fossil remains tells a gripping tale of surprisingly deft digits in an apelike creature that lived 9 million to 7 million years ago on what was once a Mediterranean island.
The TR2 Series was designed to better provide a symmetrical gripping surface offering more texture and is similar to a corded grip.
The new Multi-Pliers have the reliable VISE-GRIP performance and gripping power that tradesmen have trusted since 1924, with the added convenience of three additional tools built into the lower handle, allowing users to get more done with less.
For instance, gripping a cardboard cup of coffee, Tim Davie, the acting BBC director-general, marched into New Broadcasting Housing assuring people he would "get a grip" of the crisis which has hit the corporation.