gripping, present participle; gripped, past tense; grips, 3rd person singular present; gripped, past participle;
Take and keep a firm hold of; grasp tightly
his knuckles were white as he gripped the steering wheel
Maintain a firm contact, esp. by friction
a sole that really grips well on wet rock
(of a feeling or emotion) Deeply affect (someone)
she was gripped by a feeling of excitement
(of an illness or unwelcome situation) Afflict strongly
the country was gripped by recession
Compel the attention or interest of
she gripped us from the first sentence
A firm hold; a tight grasp or clasp
his arm was held in a vicelike grip
the icy grip of winter
A manner of grasping or holding something
I've changed my grip and my backswing
The ability of something, esp. a wheel or shoe, to maintain a firm contact with a surface
these shoes have got no grip
An effective form of control over something
our firm grip on inflation
An intellectual understanding of something
you've got a pretty good grip on what's going on
A part or attachment by which something is held in the hand
A traveling bag
a grip crammed with new clothes
An assistant in a theater; a stagehand
A member of a camera crew responsible for moving and setting up equipment
clasp: 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"
hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"
grapple: to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
handle: 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"
bag: a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
fascinate: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
"Grip!" was the 24th single by the Japanese j-pop group Every Little Thing, released on March 12, 2003. This single was used in the anime series InuYasha as the fourth opening for the end of season four and all of season five while Yura Yura was used as the ending song for the animated movie .
Grip is a term describing the total cornering envelope of a race car by the friction component of the tire, the mass of the machine and the downforce generated.
One of the key factors in cricket bowling is the grip. Variation in grip has a major influence on the outcome of a delivery. Below is the grip for an inswing delivery.
A Youth Inclusion Support Panel (abbreviated YISP) is a British arm of local government. YISPs aim to address anti-social behaviour and offending by young people aged 8-13,http://www.yjb.gov.uk/en-gb/yjs/Prevention/YISP though some local authorities extend the age range as high as 17.
Grips are devices that are worn on the hands of artistic gymnasts when performing on various gymnastics apparatus. They are worn by female gymnasts on the uneven bars, and by male gymnasts on the high bar, still rings and parallel bars. ...
A handle is a part of, or attachment to, an object that can be moved or used by hand. The design of each type of handle involves substantial ergonomic issues, even where these are dealt with intuitively or by following tradition. ...
A hold or way of holding, particularly with the hand; A handle or other place to grip; A person responsible for handling equipment on the set; A channel cut through a grass verge (especially for the purpose of draining water away from the highway); A lot of something; Archaic spelling of ...
(Gripped) Scared. Also over gripping the rock.
(Gripped) To be overcome with fear to the point of paralysis. To feel as if some icy, white claw has emerged from the Great Beyond to ruthlessly clasp your throat and freeze you in your tracks. It happens sometimes....particularly if you're not a big fan of exposure.
(Gripped) To be paralyzed by fear or confusion.
(Gripped) a. to be very scared on a route.
(Gripped) adj. tired and/or scared. Often a synergy between the two.
(Gripping) A special move that involves your character latching onto the opponent and delivering a series of attacks that varies in damage depending on your attribute placements.
(Gripping) Holding of the sword: cut & thrust swords and rapiers were held in a 45 degree position, as opposed to the "hammer" grip as with medieval swords, and also utilized the concept of "fingering" the ricasso, both may be held in a "normal" grip as that when "pointing" the index finger, or ...
(Gripping) When hands, paws, or talons, are represented grasping anything.
(grips) The grabbing and holding of an opponent’s gi to control movement.
(Grips) Using the hands to hold onto another skydiver in freefall or during the aircraft exits. In formation skydiving, the formations are scored as complete when every skydiver has taken the correct grips.
(grips) The rubber or vinyl "covers" placed on the ends of upright handlebars. Besides making it more comfortable to hold onto the bars, they cover the ends, which prevents puncture wounds should you fall and land on the bar end.
(Grips) Rubber or Plastic cover who goes on the handle bars at the end to aid in grip.