pistol grip

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pistol grip

n.
1.
a. The grip of a pistol, shaped to fit the hand.
b. A similar grip sometimes used on a submachine gun or other firearm.
2. A grip used on certain tools, such as a saw, shaped to fit the hand.

pistol grip

n
a. a handle shaped like the butt of a pistol
b. (as modifier): a pistol-grip camera.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pistol grip - a handle (as of a gun or saw) shaped like the butt of a pistol
gunstock, stock - the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; "the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"
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I am a big fan of pistol grips and like the added touch of the overmolded comfort strips.
Consistent with its historical customer-responsive philosophy, Outex is also introducing an expanded assortment of Covers that can enclose pistol grips by various makes and models.
Like most all pistol grips, it 'makes it pretty much impossible to apply the safety while maintaining a firing grip.
It fits in most pistol grips with storage capability.
You will need to store the M240s in the rack with the pistol grips pointing out.
Of course, there are exceptions, and one can find many older American doubleguns stocked with splinter forends and full pistol grips.
The Interfilm technology allows audiences to create their own story lines by pushing buttons attached to pistol grips mounted on theatre seat armrests.
made pistol grips that have a traditional design so unless you know you can use a foreign grip, you are well advised to replace the pistol grip with a U.
The GS-44 glove, designed for shooters of high-powered pistols and rifles with pistol grips, helps dampen high-shock recoil and protect hands from bone bruising.
A number of others legally removed certain ``offending parts'' - such as pistol grips and flash-hiders - from their assault weapons to reduce them to a state that does not require they be registered.
Throughout the picture, theatre audiences will be empowered to create their own story lines by pushing buttons attached to pistol grips mounted on the armrest of their theatre seats.
The audience has the opportunity to choose a variety of adventures and story paths for the characters, using pistol grips installed on the theatre seat armrests by Interfilm Inc.