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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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I was having problems at Coppice anyway with the front of the bike closing across the line and I can only think I ran a little wide, lost grip and then found it again but too quickly for me to do anything about it.
While Rangers have lost grip on all three trophies they won last term, the Hoops can concentrate on the UEFA Cup clash with Barcelona.
The Finn, who eventually finished third behind Juan Pablo Montoya's Williams, claimed he lost grip through unstable rear tyres, saying: "I was able to hold him off for two corners but I slid wide and he got past.
Witnesses said the veteran road racer's 1,000cc bike careered off course after its rear wheel lost grip on an oil patch at the fast Crosby section of the circuit.
Philip, an environmental engineer from Edinburgh, had just completed climbing a steep pitch of ice when his ice axe lost grip.
I lost grip again and I didn't want to risk crashing and jeopardising my championship chances," said defending champ Foggy.
The teacher lost grip of the girl and she fell in, dragging the other girl with her and they were both swept down the river.
A spokeswoman said last night: "It appears that as he was using the hammer low down to take down the hoarding, and he was hitting it under arm, he lost grip of it.
TENNIS: Greg Rusedski lost grip of the Swiss Indoor Championship title when he went down 7-6, 7-5 to German David Prinosil.
area when it apparently lost grip in the mud and crashed 80 feet to the bottom of the quarry.