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Overview of noun grip

The noun grip has 7 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (7) clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold

(the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing")

2. (1) handle, grip, handgrip, hold

(the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip")

3. (1) bag, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, suitcase

(a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him")

4. grip, traction, adhesive friction

(the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road))

5. grip

(worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made)

6. grip, grasp

(an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp")

7. bobby pin, hairgrip, grip

(a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip")


Overview of adj gripping

The adj gripping has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, riveting

(capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story")

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