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also grip  (grĭp)

[French, from Old French, claw, quarrel, from gripper, to seize, grasp, from Frankish *grīpan.]

grip′py adj.
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(of a material) having adhesive qualities
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The shoes are practical and durable -- grippy soles, scuff-resistant materials, lightweight designs and Velcro straps make sure of that.
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Slipfree outdoor shoes have incredibly grippy soles, perfect for running around by the pool or on the beach and you can even swim in them.
I like the track when it's grippy, and it always makes your life a bit easier when you're making starts.''
Grip Feel is characterized by its strikingly grippy surface and especially high wear protection, plus it is non-slip and sound optimizing.
A short, sharp downpour in the early afternoon made conditions slightly more grippy than normal, posing an additional challenge for both teams.
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For example, a smaller contact patch and high pressure would improve economy when driving on smooth, grippy roads, while lower pressures and wider contact would improve grip in slippery conditions.
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