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A very tight hold
“I began to loosen the tight grip my hands had left on the sides of the window.”
Effective control over something
“Can there be a greater temptation for politicians than to have control of an asset that may ensure they keep a grip on power?”
The ability of something, especially a wheel or shoe, to maintain a firm contact with a surface
“The front engine-rear drive layout ensures improved grip and better traction under acceleration as the weight of the car transfers to the rear.”
A manner of holding something
“Wood is experimenting with a split-finger grip on his changeup so he can use the same motion as on his fastball and slow down the pitch.”
An understanding of something
“This is a tribute to the corporation's grip on the culture and polity of Britain.”
A stagehand in a theatre
“I am a grip and lighting designer working in the DC area.”
“She watched him pack his grip.”
To take a tight hold of
“As I get on my bike, I grip the bars tightly and close my eyes.”
To hold the attention of
“We were gripped by the drama.”
To affect strongly
“Sometimes fear and anxiety grip the individual late at night.”
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