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 for grip
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grip \Grip\, v. t. [From Grip a grasp; or P. gripper to seize;
     -- of German origin. See Gripe, v. t.]
     To give a grip to; to grasp; to gripe.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grip \Grip\, n. [L. gryps, gryphus. See Griffin, Grype.]
     The griffin. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grip \Grip\, n. [Cf. AS. grip furrow, hitch, D. greb.]
     A small ditch or furrow. --Ray.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grip \Grip\, v. t.
     To trench; to drain.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grip \Grip\, n. [AS. gripe. Cf. Grip, v. t., Gripe, v. t.]
     1. An energetic or tenacious grasp; a holding fast; strength
        in grasping.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A peculiar mode of clasping the hand, by which members of
        a secret association recognize or greet, one another; as,
        a masonic grip.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. That by which anything is grasped; a handle or gripe; as,
        the grip of a sword.
        [1913 Webster]
     4. A device for grasping or holding fast to something.
        [1913 Webster]
     5. Specif., an apparatus attached to a car for clutching a
        traction cable.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     6. A gripsack; a hand bag; a satchel or suitcase. [Colloq.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
     7. (Med.) The influenza; grippe.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: 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" [syn: clasp, clench, clutch, clutches,
           grasp, grip, hold]
      2: 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" [syn: handle, grip, handgrip, hold]
      3: a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he
         carried his small bag onto the plane with him" [syn: bag,
         traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, suitcase]
      4: the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves
         (as between an automobile tire and the road) [syn: grip,
         traction, adhesive friction]
      5: worker who moves the camera around while a film or television
         show is being made
      6: 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" [syn: grip, grasp]
      7: 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" [syn: bobby pin, hairgrip, grip]
      v 1: hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"
      2: to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men
         grappled with each other for several minutes" [syn:
         grapple, grip]
      3: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing
         terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra" [syn:
         fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbind]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  265 Moby Thesaurus words for "grip":
     abduct, ability, absorb, absorb the attention, access, acerbity,
     acidity, acridity, acrimony, address, adeptness, adhere to,
     administration, adroitness, airmanship, apoplexy, apprehension,
     approach, arrest, artfulness, artisanship, artistry, astringency,
     attack, authority, awareness, bear hug, beset, bite, bitterness,
     bravura, brilliance, capability, capacity, carry off, case, catch,
     catch up, causticity, charm, clairvoyance, clamp, clasp, claws,
     cleave to, clench, cleverness, clinch, cling, clinging, clip,
     clutch, clutches, coercion, command, compel, competence,
     comprehension, conception, conceptualization, confront, constraint,
     contend with, control, convulsion, coordination, cope with, craft,
     craftsmanship, cramp, cunning, custody, deal with, death grip,
     deftness, dexterity, dexterousness, dextrousness, diplomacy,
     disposition, domination, dominion, drive, duress, eclampsia, edge,
     efficiency, embrace, empery, empire, enchant, engage,
     engage the attention, engage the mind, engage the thoughts,
     engross, engross the mind, engross the thoughts, enthrall,
     entrance, epilepsy, epitasis, exercise, expertise, face, facility,
     falling sickness, fascinate, feel, feeling, fierceness, finesse,
     firm hold, fit, foothold, footing, foreknowledge, freeze to,
     governance, government, grab, grace, grapple, grapple with, grasp,
     gripe, haft, hand, hand-clasp, handiness, handle, hands, hang on,
     hang on to, harshness, helm, helve, hold, hold fast, hold on,
     hold on to, hold spellbound, hold the interest, hold tight,
     holdall, horsemanship, hug, hypnotize, ictus, ideation, immerse,
     impel, infatuate, influence, ingeniousness, ingenuity,
     intellection, intelligence, involve, involve the interest,
     iron grip, iron hand, jurisdiction, keenness, keep hold of, kidnap,
     know-how, marksmanship, mastership, mastery, mental grasp,
     mesmerize, monopolize, mordacity, mordancy, never let go, nip,
     not let go, obsess, occupy, occupy the attention, orgasm,
     overnight bag, paroxysm, perception, poignancy, point, possess,
     power, practical ability, precognition, prehension, preoccupy,
     proficiency, prowess, purchase, quickness, raj, readiness,
     regnancy, reign, reins of government, resource, resourcefulness,
     restraint, rigor, rivet, roughness, rule, satchel, savoir-faire,
     savvy, seamanship, seize, seizure, sense, sensitivity, severity,
     sexual climax, shanghai, sharpness, skill, skillfulness,
     sovereignty, spasm, spellbind, stick to, sting, stridency,
     stringency, stroke, style, suitcase, suzerainty, sway, tackle,
     tact, tactfulness, take, take up, talons, tartness,
     technical brilliance, technical mastery, technical skill,
     technique, teeth, tenure, throes, throttle, tight grip, timing,
     toehold, trenchancy, understanding, undertake, vehemence, view,
     violence, virtuosity, virulence, wisdom, wit, wizardry,

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     Graph Reduction In Parallel.
     Simon Peyton Jones's GRIP machine built at UCL, now at the
     University of Glasgow.  It has many processors ({Motorola
     68020 or other) on Futurebus with intelligent memory units.

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