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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
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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
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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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