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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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Aldo Di Toro played the title role grippingly, morphing with consummate skill from the over-the-top romanticism of his opening paean to the beauties of nature to the depths of despair that eventually drive him to suicide.
Grippingly depicting the intricacies of the "Real ID Act" and the United States National Identification System, The Cattle carries readers through the entire process as systems are developed and tested in a sense of the "Mark of the Beast" lore.
Her book, A Shape of My Own, a grippingly honest account of life with anorexia nervosa is Grace's heartbreaking, shocking and inspirational story.
The result was a grippingly wrought opening movement, its storm and stress balanced by lucid phrasing, the Scherzo and Trio a startling drama and a slow movement lilting between graceful and serene melody.
That's the overwhelming message which emerges from Elmina's Kitchen, a grippingly powerful drama about gang culture and Yardies set against the backdrop of a West Indian cafe in Hackney.
Gibson's proposal to make a grippingly realistic and reverent film about the final hours in the life of Jesus Christ, including His brutal scourging and crucifixion, was rejected by every studio.
Sydney Glover, of what the magazine intends to do; it begins, without any preamble, with a grippingly written article on the concelament of Van Eyck's Ghent Altarpiece during World War I (an extract appears in 'From the Archives' on page 96).
The tension of the finale was grippingly conveyed, with triumphal blasts from horns and trumpets at its climax.
But in the minute detail with which the author examines the few decades of the Modernist landscape tradition it gets a bit boring: you wade through the endless instances of competitions and schemes which didn't win and great built examples and wonder whether there is anything grippingly interesting on the other side.
PTU (Johnnie To) Tumultuous Hong Kong allnighter, grippingly shot.
Unless the director is artist Julian Schnabel (Basquiat), who has made something gloriously visual and grippingly cinematic from the life of the late Cuban poet Reinaido Arenas.
Unclouded by this ambiguity, Twelve Grand portrays its thirsty lead manand the stagger of his chaotic life enjoyably and often grippingly.