prehension(redirected from difficult prehension)
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1. The act of grasping or seizing.
a. Apprehension by the senses.
1. the act of grasping
2. apprehension by the senses or the mind
1. the act of seizing or grasping.
2. mental apprehension.
[1525–35; < Latin pre(hē)nsiō making an arrest =prehend(ere) to seize (pre-, appar. for prae- pre- + -hendere to grasp)]
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|Noun||1.||prehension - the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)|
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"