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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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Half way round the ultra-fast fifth gear Gerrards Bend, Tunstall's front tyre lost grip causing bike and rider to slide off the track at around 100mph.
The same officer then grabbed the man by the hair and dragged, or attempted to drag him towards the second police car but he lost grip of the hair so he led him across by the arm.
Drivers trying to use Tuttle Hill found it virtually impossible to move in either direction as their vehicles lost grip.
Scotland lost grip of their European youths title in dramatic fashion yesterday.
In control for the first three quarters, the Batang Pier lost grip of the game in the fourth frame as the Gin Kings exploded for 36 points.
She lost grip of her friend's arm and instead was left holding on to her hair as she dangled above the A28 near Canterbury, Kent.
When the statuette was handed to Lara Egan, daughter of co-producer Simon Egan, to pose for a photo, her hands lost grip and it crashed to the concrete floor, denting it.
The affairs of the board show that you have lost grip over the things, therefore you should step down as PCB chief," Dasti told Butt during the committee's meeting here.
But the 16-year-old then slipped down the timesheets to sixth fastest when, in the closing minute of the session, the rear wheel of his Respol Honda machine lost grip and then violently regained traction to high-side Smith over on to the bitumen and then into the gravel trap at Coppice corner.
Castro provided some semblance of stability for the Philippine side which struggled to get its bearing on the offensive end and lost grip of an early 14-point lead.
It wasn't a bad spear, he just lost grip of him and Clerc jumped into the tackle.
The young Newtonhill driver drove powerfully in both races, leading comfortably in each, only to miss out from taking the top podium places after his rear tyres lost grip.