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grabbed, past tense; grabbed, past participle; grabbing, present participle; grabs, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Grasp or seize suddenly and roughly
    • - she grabbed him by the shirt collar
    • - she grabbed her keys and rushed out
  2. Make a sudden snatch at
    • - he grabbed at the handle, missed, and nearly fell
  3. Obtain or get (something) quickly or opportunistically, sometimes unscrupulously
    • - I'll grab another drink while there's still time
    • - someone's grabbed my seat
  4. (of a brake on a vehicle) Grip the wheel harshly or jerkily
    • - the brakes grabbed very badly
  5. Attract the attention of; make an impression on
    • - how does that grab you?
  1. A quick, sudden clutch or attempt to seize
    • - he made a grab at the pistol
  2. An act of obtaining something opportunistically or unscrupulously
    • - they used the law to effect a land grab
  3. A mechanical device for clutching, lifting, and moving things, esp. materials in bulk

  4. Denoting a bar or strap for people to hold on to for support or in a moving vehicle
    • - for elderly people, grab rails at strategic places are likely to prevent accidents
  5. A frame of video or television footage, digitized and stored as a still image in a computer memory for subsequent display, printing, or editing
    • - a screen grab from Wednesday's program

  1. a mechanical device for gripping an object
  2. catch: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
  3. catch: the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
  4. snap up: get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
  5. make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
  6. obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
  7. Galactic Radiation and Background (GRAB) was the covername for Project Dyno ELINT intelligence satellites operated by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) shortly after the Cold War U-2 incident of 1960. ...
  8. Grab is an application created by Apple Computer for Mac OS X, used to take screenshots. Grab is also present in OS X's progenitors NeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP. It supports capturing a marquee selection, whole window, whole screen, and timed screen. ...
  9. A grab is a mechanical device with two or more jaws (also called clamshells), used to pick things up or to capture things. Some types include: *Roundnose grab *Clamshell grab *Orange-peel grab **in Dutch they are called poliep grijpers = "polyp grabs".
  10. Grab (Trnovo) is a village in the municipality of Trnovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  11. Grabs is a municipality in the Wahlkreis (constituency) of Werdenberg in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland.
  12. (Grabs (skateboarding)) Grabs in skateboarding are different ways to hold the skateboard during an aerial usually combine aerials with rotation as the skateboarder grabs and holds the board.
  13. a sudden snatch (for something); a mechanical device that grabs; to make a sudden grasping or clutching motion (at something); to restrain someone; to arrest; to grip the attention; to enthrall; to quickly collect or retrieve
  14. (Grabbed) goalkeeper caught the ball with his hands; player held an opponent.
  15. (GRABS) group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis
  16. Keyboard keys, the keyboard, pointer buttons, the pointer, and the server can be grabbed for exclusive use by a client. ...
  17. a trick: while in the air, the rider reaches down to the board and clasps their hand on it. There are many different types of grabs.
  18. Grabbing the board in mid-air to add style.
  19. Means the friction between the lane and the ball is good, causing a sudden hook.
  20. I grabbed his arm to stop myself from falling.
  21. m. of ovm_seq_cons_if. A blocking task that requests exclusive access to the sequencer connected to the current interface. Requesting sequences are blocked until exclusive access can be granted. Must not be called for an interface connected to a virtual sequencer.
  22. A short piece of recorded sound, usually taken from a longer interview and used in a news item.
  23. A piece of equipment used to take a small sample of the sea bed. This can then be used to look at what the sediment of the sea bed is like and what animals live there
  24. Gettysburg's outdoorsy club. GRAB is an organization that is founded on the belief that being indoors sucks. Whether it's camping, rafting, or mountain-climbing, whenever you see a bunch of students wearing their GRAB apparel, you know they're on their way to something fun.
  25. To catch the foreleg with a hind leg, causing stumbling or injury.