Definition of Grippers

1. Noun. (plural of gripper) ¹



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Definition of Grippers

1. gripper [n] - See also: gripper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grippers

gripeth
gripey
griphite
griphites
gripier
gripiest
griping
gripingly
griple
gripless
gripman
gripmen
grippe
gripped
gripper
grippers (current term)
grippes
grippier
grippiest
gripping
grippingly
gripple
grippleness
gripples
grippy
grips
gripsack
gripsacks
gript
griptape

Literary usage of Grippers

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1. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1841)
"The other, or outer extremity of (he pole is armed with two flat, flexible and tapering spring grippers, or arms D D. The bow- spring U and the spring ..."

2. Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1841)
"G1 GJ are two smaller pairs of spring grippers, one at each side of the centre ... The centre spring grippers (DD) must always be of such length only, ..."

3. Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive by United States Congress. Senate (1856)
"... a primary feed-carriage E, and a pair of secondary feed-grippers FF ; and arranging and combining the ..."

4. A Practical Treatise Upon Modern Printing Machinery and Letterpress Printing by Frederick John Farlow Wilson, Douglas Grey (1888)
"When the pulley is free, or is not in contact with anything, the grippers are shut closely upon the edge of the cylinder, being held by a substantial spring ..."

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