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firm control

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an act or means of holding something

a strong or powerful influence

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to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

to compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of

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the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made

an intellectual hold or understanding

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a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together

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to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match

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to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe

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Worrying about--no, coming to grips with--the "little picture" will do a lot more for the health of your unit's equipment and gear.
In terms of more complex life insurance product offerings, like variable universal life or universal life, it's really coming to grips with the tax issues that will make companies take this slower, wait-and-see approach to see how quickly the market moves to the 2001 CSO," he said.
It's possible that Religious Right leaders may finally be coming to grips with the fact that a school prayer amendment to the Constitution may be difficult to pass any time soon, and until the makeup of the Supreme Court changes, the justices are unlikely to alter the ban on school-sponsored religious outreach.
That's the question European Union member states are coming to grips with following the revelation that the Restriction on the Use of Certain Hazardous Materials (RoHS) Directive may contain a loophole that will permit the use of tin-lead-plated components under certain circumstances.
The boom-towns of years ago, built around the extraction of wood and the mining of minerals, have been replaced by communities coming to grips with the depletion of those resources or the capitalization of those industries.
With the world economy slowly shifting out of first gear, Brazil's automobile plants are still coming to grips with their excess capacity, Industry leaders are looking for new production strategies or difficult cost-cutting methods.
As a result, Howson can acquit Knollys of "Anabaptism" without fully coming to grips with the relationship of English Particular Baptists to continental Anabaptism.
On the sound side, the pitched battles within and among stereotypical (and very genuine) Italian families gloriously evoke a culture coming to grips, through the sensibilities of its first- and second-generation offspring, with the ways of a new homeland.
Fred Caron, an assistant deputy minister with the Privy Council Office, admitted that government has had a hard time coming to grips with Metis rights issues.
San Antonio is a prime example of a city and river coming to grips with each other's inevitability.
Building a culture where messengers are not shot increases the chances of a CEO coming to grips with the fact that a wrong has occurred.
THE Sandbaek Report, copper- fastened by the European Parliament, is a positive step in the process of coming to grips with the mortality statistics on pregnant and child-bearing women in the developing world.
BRITISH rookies Ralph Firman and Justin Wilson admitted they are still coming to grips with the demands of Formula One after suffering a sour first taste of big time motor racing in Mel-bourne yesterday.
When I spoke to all of you in this forum last year, I had been on the job just a few weeks, and all of us--military, civilian, and industry--were still coming to grips with Space Commission implementation, not to mention the national security issues in the wake of September 2001.
Canadians are finally coming to grips with the realization that there are some 600 different aboriginal nations living here who have varying concepts of how they want to operate.