GRIP

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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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Always going well, Losing Grip was never seriously threatened and drew clear to beat Moyne Pleasure by 10 lengths.
MAYBE Fergie isn't the only manager losing grip on reality.
The poll results should serve as a warning shot to a prime minister who is accused of high-handed leadership and losing grip on the Coalition's mission to pull Britain free of Labour's toxic debt legacy.
We changed the rear tyres as they were losing grip and put a new set on but sadly they didn't take to the cold tarmac and made the car almost undrivable at speed.
Near-neighbour Sue Smith enjoyed a double with her two runners, Losing Grip taking the mares' novice selling hurdle and Stagecoach Opal collecting the novice hurdle.
Their big-race hope only got as far as the fourth fence at Aintree but wins with Losing Grip, Rebel Rhythm and Autograph at the Lincolnshire track eased the disappointment.
It may be big but it corners like a sports car with no body roll and no inkling of losing grip.
magazine: "Noel Gallagher is an overrated guitarist losing grip on his credibility who just has to fire shots on his way down.
But the Spandex-clad lead singer of The Darkness,Justin Hawkins,hit back with venom by saying: ``Noel Gallagher is an overrated guitarist losing grip on his credibility, who just has to fire shots on his way down.
Proportional representation will mean the party losing grip on key local authorities, according to a leading analyst.
The clean sweep has silenced Samy Vellu's critics who were saying that the MIC president was losing grip on the party, the Star Online reports.