long grip

long grip

The grip of a bolt or rivet which is longer than five times its diameter.
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His long grip on power is no accident and the 90-year-old Mugabe is an expert at keeping his ruling Zanu-PF divided so that he can rule without trouble.
And afterwards he revealed his success on the greens was down to a club with an extended long grip that's halfway between a putter and the controversial belly putter.
The focus is on Egypt, where President Hosni Mubarak's long grip on power is under threat by huge demonstrations.
But after generations in the ascendancy their long grip on racing's levers of power was loosened and racing became a more democratic and inclusive sport, still valuing its traditions but dispensing with the opinions, views and attitudes of its more hidebound traditionalists.
So maybe I deserve the long grip of terror they've held me in ever since.
The task force's proposals indicate that drastic measures, which could cause unwanted effects, are needed to uproot the vested interests accumulated during the long grip on power by the Liberal Democratic Party.
Anyway, there must have been something about me that day, as a warm mood was growing in the ground to ease the long grip of winter.
In a belt holster, even an inside-waistband type, the long grip frame of full-size duty guns can be a problem.
The buttstock, capped by a half-inch black pad, has a long grip and deep flutes at the comb nose--just what my big hands like.
On Monday, the DPJ unveiled its platform which features a promise to realize a government led by politicians rather than bureaucrats with an eye to ending the LDP's long grip on power in the upcoming House of Representatives election.
GOALS by Ged Brannan, Owen Coyle and Tony Thomas end Hearts' year- long grip on the trophy.