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Grip may refer to:
  • Handle (grip)
    Handle (grip)
    A handle is a part of, or attachment to, an object that can be moved or used by hand. The design of each type of handle involves substantial ergonomic issues, even where these are dealt with intuitively or by following tradition...

    , a part of, or attachment to, an object, allowing it to be moved or used by hand
  • Grip strength
    Grip strength
    Grip strength is the force applied by the hand to pull on or suspend from objects and is a specific part of hand strength. Optimum-sized objects permit the hand to wrap around a cylindrical shape with a diameter from one to three inches. Stair rails are an example of where shape and diameter are...

    , a measure of hand strength
  • Grippers
    Grippers
    Grippers, sometimes called hand grippers, are primarily used for testing and increasing the strength of the hands; this specific form of grip strength has been called crushing grip, which has been defined as meaning the prime movers are the four fingers, rather than the thumb.There are differences...

    , exercise machines used to increase hand strength

In sports

  • Grip (auto racing), the cornering performance of a race car
  • Grip (gymnastics)
    Grip (gymnastics)
    Grips are devices that are worn on the hands of artistic gymnasts when performing on various gymnastics apparatus. They are worn by female gymnasts on the uneven bars, and by male gymnasts on the high bar, still rings and parallel bars...

    , a device worn on the hands of gymnasts
  • Grip (cricket bowling)
    Grip (cricket bowling)
    One of the key factors in cricket bowling is the grip. Variation in grip has a major influence on the outcome of a delivery. Below is the grip for an inswing delivery....

    , how a cricket ball is held by a bowler
  • Grip (sport fencing)
    Grip (sport fencing)
    In fencing, the grip is the part of the weapon which is gripped by the fencer's hand.There are four types of grips commonly used today in foil and épée: French, Italian , a hybrid of these two known as the Spanish grip, and the orthopedic or pistol grip...

    , the hilt of a sword
  • Grip (tennis)
    Grip (tennis)
    In tennis, a grip is a way of holding the racquet in order to hit shots during a match. The three most commonly used conventional grips are: the Continental , the Eastern and the Western...

    , how a tennis racket is held.

Other uses

  • Grip (job)
    Grip (job)
    In the U.S. and Canada, grips are lighting and rigging technicians in the filmmaking and video production industries. They constitute their own department on a film set and are directed by a key grip. Grips have two main functions...

    , a job in the film industry
    • Key grip
      Key grip
      In the United States and many parts of the world in film-making, the key grip is the head of the grip department and chief rigging technician on the set. Using light, he or she is in charge of the shadows of light, the movement of the camera, the placing of cameras on any stationary, moving,...

      , the chief grip on a film set
  • Pistol grip
    Pistol grip
    On a firearm or other tool, the pistol grip is that portion of the mechanism that is held by the hand and orients the hand in a forward, vertical orientation, similar to the position one would take with a conventional pistol such as the M1911....

    , the handle of a firearm, or a similar handle on a tool
  • Greenland ice core project
    Greenland ice core project
    The Greenland Ice Core Project was a multinational European research project, organised through the European Science Foundation. Funding came from 8 nations , and from the European Union...

    , a scientific project to drill to the bed of the Greenland ice sheet
  • GRIP (Group Intervention Panel), a UK-based project which works with young people at risk of becoming involved in crime
  • Grip, Norway
    Grip, Norway
    Grip is an archipelago, a deserted fishing village, and a former municipality about northwest of the city of Kristiansund. It is located in the municipality of Kristiansund in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway...

    , an archipelago, former municipality, and deserted fishing village in Norway
  • Guide to Railway Investment Projects
  • "(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)
    (Get A) Grip (On Yourself)
    " Grip " is a single by The Stranglers from the album Rattus Norvegicus. The Stranglers' first single, it reached number 44 in the British Singles Chart. The song was written by Hugh Cornwell, and featured Welsh coal miner Eric Clarke on saxophone.Cheap Trick references the song in "Go For the...

    ", a song by The Stranglers
  • Coordinated Regional Incident Management
    Coordinated Regional Incident Management (Netherlands)
    The Coordinated Regional Incident-Management Procedure or Gecoördineerde Regionale Incidentbestrijdings Procedure is a nationwide emergency management procedure in the Netherlands....

    (GRIP), a nationwide emergency management procedure in the Netherlands. The procedure is used by all emergency services, different layers of government and government agencies.