• (British) IPA: /ˈɡɹɪp.ə(ɹ)/

gripper (plural grippers)

  1. A person or thing that grip#Verb|grips something.
  2. A cover on the handle of a bicycle, tool, etc, that makes it easier to grip.
  3. (curling) A rubber or other material attached to a curling shoe to improve traction on the ice.
  4. (rail transport, slang) A ticket collector.
  5. (computing, GUI) A visual component on a window etc. enabling it to be resized and/or moved.

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