Definition of handgrip in English:

handgrip

Line breaks: hand|grip
Pronunciation: /ˈhan(d)grɪp
 
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noun

  • 1A handle for holding something by: you will find the camera button located close to the handgrip on the right-hand side of the body
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    • In operations during hours of darkness, enemy positions were marked using the 9mm laser mounted on the handgrip of the 9mm pistol.
    • The proportions were odd, with cut-down stocks and a smaller handgrip to accommodate shorter trigger fingers.
    • A brass plate on the underside of the handgrip handle reads: Patented Dec.8, 1883.
  • 2A grasp with the hand, especially considered in terms of its strength, as in a handshake: Dick’s handgrip grew even more intense
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    • Free-testosterone concentrations did not correlate with handgrip or quadriceps muscle strength or endurance.
    • Strength and endurance of handgrip were tested in 9 hypogonadal and 10 eugonadal patients.
    • Isometric handgrip exercise seems to significantly reduce systolic blood pressure and carotid arterial distensibility.
  • 3A soft bag with handles for carrying belongings in on a journey.

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