What is grip?

  • (noun): The friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road).
    Synonyms: traction, adhesive friction
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on grip, grips:

Mechanic's Grip
... The Mechanic's Grip is one of many ways to comfortably hold a deck of cards ... The mechanic's grip is a standard grip utilized primarily by magicians and card cheaters as it allows a sturdy and versatile means by which to hold the cards ... However, it is also the grip taught in many dealer schools around the world ...
Magpul PDR
... Compact) features an FN P90-style pistol grip and ergonomics offering a more compact weapon, while the PDR-D (Direct) uses a more conventional pistol grip with vertical grip (similar to a Steyr TMP) and ...
SR-2 Veresk - Features
... the "Veresk" is similar to the Uzi 20- or 30-round magazines are inserted into the pistol grip ... An SR-2M modified version also has a forward pistol grip under the handguard, with a protrusion to protect the shooter's hand from muzzle blast and accidents (similar to the grip used on the MP-5K) ...
Shuttler - Equipment - Grip
... The choice of grip allows a player to increase the thickness of his racquet handle and choose a comfortable surface to hold ... A player may build up the handle with one or several grips before applying the final layer ... Players may choose between a variety of grip materials ...
Grip, Norway - Media Gallery
... south harbour Houses on the north side Grip power station The community house The schoolhouse inn Grip stave church The altar and triptych Lighthouse with fishing village in background The fishing village ...

More definitions of "grip":

  • (noun): The appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it.
    Example: "It was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
    Synonyms: handle, handgrip, hold
  • (verb): Hold fast or firmly.
    Example: "He gripped the steering wheel"
  • (verb): To grip or seize, as in a wrestling match.
    Synonyms: grapple
  • (noun): A firm controlling influence.
    Example: "They kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"
    Synonyms: grasp
  • (noun): Worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made.
  • (noun): A flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place.
    Example: "In England they call a bobby pin a grip"
    Synonyms: bobby pin, hairgrip

Famous quotes containing the word grip:

    You are the brave who do not break
    In the grip of the mob when the blow comes straight
    To the shattered bone;
    Raymond R. Patterson (b. 1929)

    The grip that swung the ax in Illinois
    Was on the pen that set a people free.
    Edwin Markham (1852–1940)

    you show her the two hands
    that grip each other fiercely,
    one being mine, one being yours.
    Torn right off at the wrist bone
    when you started in your
    impossible going, gone.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)