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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Using a grip gives huge advantage to players as an addon to their already developed skillset.
Cooper wrote, "The first purpose of pistol stocks is the assurance of a uniform grip. After that, they should afford tactile comfort and distribute recoil as broadly as practical.
It wasn't long before we experimented shooting without any wood grip on the bow.
The Pro Release[TM] grip is designed to provide improved performance for the low & mid handicap and prevents the better player from "getting stuck" - creating a more powerful release at impact.
Glock's extended floorplate is angled so as to not print more at the heel of the grip, whereas the TTI +2 is square, so it does add some square bulk to the rear of the magazine (about 9/16").
It is a three finger-groove rubber grip sleeve designed to replace the factory backstrap.
Grip strength and tip and palmar pinch strength and muscle mass of upper extremity in the dominant side were statistically greater than those of the non-dominant side.
If you do wish to try shaping your own grip, I would highly recommend buying a second grip.
"Teknor Apex has spent more than a year perfecting Monprene Wet Grip Series TPEs so that manufacturers of housewares, appliances, personal care items, tools and sporting goods are able to make their products easier and safer to handle," said Brian Mulvany, Senior Consumer Market Manager.
In addition to the type of grip you choose, another characteristic of a sound grip is developing the correct grip pressure.
Workers performing sewing tasks pinch (pulp pinch and lateral pinch grips), grasp, and tug on fabric to align it correctly as they feed it into a sewing machine.