basic grasp

basic grasp

[′bā·sik ¦grasp]
(industrial engineering)
Any one of the fundamental means of taking hold of an object.
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Portsmouth College said the popularity of the course, offered as part of a wider module, reflects an interest among students for work placements with Indian companies and that having a basic grasp of Hindi would give them a head start in the market.
A lawyer who has a basic grasp of our Constitution and jurisprudence ought to know that impeachment and quo warranto are two entirely different proceedings with entirely different grounds for filing,' he said.
For them to be truly successful in their education they need more than a basic grasp of the English language.
The country isn't easy to travel to, thanks to a pretty stringent visa policy, and to understand the country, cul- ture and people you need to have a basic grasp of the Farsi language.
Having holidayed there frequently as a child and into my teens, I remember the food and drink being better than anything I'd ever sampled and conversing with shopkeepers was considerably easier with a basic grasp of their mother tongue.
Still, he persevered with my basic grasp of non-Shakespearean English, and my even shakier grasp of IT.
Kotu and Deshpande explain the basic concepts behind many data mining techniques, and prepare anyone with a basic grasp of mathematics to implement these techniques in their business without the need to write any lines of programming code.
I was was Incredibly, when Rory finally came round he started speaking to nurses in fluent French - despite only having a basic grasp of the language before.
Two sessions are planned on Saturday morning between 9am and 10am, cost PS4, for complete beginners and 10am and noon, price PS6, for those with a basic grasp of the sport.
Only after you have a basic grasp of the patient's perspective can you start a real dialogue about healing.
Financial literacy refers to a person's basic grasp and understanding of key financial concepts--more loosely, how money works-and it is essential for solid consumer decision-making.
As recently as the agm he was telling us there was nothing to worry about financially when anyone with even a basic grasp of arithmetic knew there was.