Definition of Handgrip

1. Noun. The appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it. "It was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"




Definition of Handgrip

1. Noun. A handle. ¹

2. Noun. A covering (often rubber or foam) on a handle, designed to allow the user a more comfortable or more secure hold on the handle. ¹

3. Noun. A handshake; a way of gripping hands with another person. ¹

4. Noun. The ability of a person (or other animal with hands) to grip something with a hand. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Handgrip

1. a grip by the hand or hands [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handgrip

handfasted
handfasting
handfastings
handfastly
handfasts
handfed
handfish
handfishes
handflower
handflowers
handful
handfull
handfuls
handgonne
handgonnes
handgrip (current term)
handgrips
handguard
handguards
handgun
handguns
handheld
handheld drill
handhelds
handhold
handholding
handholdings
handholds
handi-craftsman
handi-craftsmen

Literary usage of Handgrip

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1. Department of Defense Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program: Congressional edited by John Warner (2001)
"On objective assessments, mean serum ferritin levels and handgrip strength ... Elevated serum ferritin levels and decreased handgrip strength were not ..."

2. AIDS, Poverty, and Hunger: Challenges and Responses by Stuart Gillespie (2006)
"Organizations are experimenting with handgrip strength as an easily administered proxy for nutritional status using mechanical handgrip dynamometers. ..."

3. Huibert Groenendijk: Down to Design by Conny Bakker (2004)
"This looked more fetching, and the curve meant that the handgrip is more centrally situated above the shell of the seat so that the Maxi-Cosi is less likely ..."

4. The Trojan Women of Euripides by Euripides (1915)
"And there I see his handgrip printed on thy hold; And deep stains of the precious sweat, that rolled In battle from the brows and beard of him, ..."

5. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"The cordial handgrip the ironmaster gave to Brodie told more than words. As they approached the house Brodie noticed an automobile standing at the gateway, ..."

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