What is handgrip?

  • (noun): The appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it.
    Synonyms: handle, grip, hold

Some articles on handgrip:

Steyr MPi 69 - Characteristics
... It has a vertical pistol handgrip into which the magazine is inserted, and a longer horizontal front grip area it also has a folding stock ... The forward handgrip and vertical pistol handgrip are all one large plastic molding, forming the front and center bottom part of the weapon ... tube which partly nestles inside the plastic handgrip ...
M2 Flamethrower - Variants of The M2
... Army flamethrowers have a front handgrip with the same shape as the rear handgrip ... In these models the igniter controls are on the front handgrip, arranged in the same way as the rear handgrip controls ...
Gun Laws In California - Assault Weapons - Assault Weapons Control Act of 1989
... barrel, capable of accepting a flash suppressor, forward handgrip ... (B) A second handgrip ... conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon, thumbhole stock, or vertical handgrip ...