Definition of Grips

1. Noun. (plural of grip) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of grip) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grips

1. grip [v] - See also: grip

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grips

gripman
gripmen
grippe
gripped
gripper
grippers
grippes
grippier
grippiest
gripping
grippingly
gripple
grippleness
gripples
grippy
grips (current term)
gripsack
gripsacks
gript
griptape
griptapes
gription
gripy
gris
gris-gris
grisaille
grisailles
grisamber
grischunite
grise

Literary usage of Grips

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey (1919)
"Wedges or grips.—By far the most frequently used device for holding tensile specimens ... Liners are placed in back of the grips in testing thin specimens. ..."

2. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"XXI OF MY HAND-grips WITH THE BRANDENBURGER KING MONMOUTH had called a council meeting for the evening, and summoned Colonel Decimus Saxon to attend it, ..."

3. Mechanical Testing: A Treatise in Two Volumes by Reginald George Cyril Batson, James Henry Hyde (1922)
"grips for Holding Test-bars.—As much care should be bestowed on the design ... Pin grips. is by arranging for some form of spherical or swivelling seating ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Wherefore, close now with one another, Formula and Reality, in death-grips, and wrestle it out; both of you cannot live, but only one 1 CHAPTER VIIL IN ..."

5. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1908)
"Wherefore, close now with one another, Formula and Reality, in death-grips, and wrestle it out; both of you cannot live, but only one ! ..."

6. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"Lowe's Eccentric Hold Peculiar grips for the Different ... Arthur H. Lowe, one of the English International players grips his racket in such a peculiar way ..."

7. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1915)
"Lowe's Eccentric Hold Peculiar grips for the Different Services Large Handles ... Arthur H. Lowe, one of the English International players grips his racket ..."

8. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1838)
"IN DEATH-grips. IT proves what strength, were it only of inertia, there is in established Formulas, what weakness in nascent ..."

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