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  • adj. comparative form of grippy: more grippy


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  • The leather is grippier than you might imagine, though I'll definitely put some rubber pads on the bottom once I get a desk that I care about.

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  • According to Bob Williams, a research engineer with Jaguar, the research could lead to better anti-lock braking systems, improved traction-control systems, and grippier winter tires.

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  • He saved it, kept upright and nosed the bike into the grippier stuff, and I think watching gave me more of a fright than it did him.

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  • You get six standard airbags, and if you go with the $15,170 Fit Sport, you'll have leather-wrapped steering wheel, paddle shifters for the automatic gearbox, a higher-grade stereo and an input jack for your iPod, not to mention larger wheels and grippier tires.

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  • Higher-performance tires have softer, grippier rubber with shorter tread life.

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  • The Nook Tablet is grippier all around, and the strip at the bottom makes it it a little easier to hold onto.

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  • The typical NASCAR pack gave way to highly technical two-car couplings, as the smoother, grippier surface allowed drivers to tuck right up against each other's bumpers and take advantage of the draft. | Top Stories

  • A firmer suspension, larger and grippier tires, bigger, more powerful engine, sporty interior trim and body kit all help separate the XRS from your great-aunt's Corolla CE. - Home Page

  • EARBUD GRIPPERS The first approach is to fasten something onto your existing earbuds to make them grippier or more comfortable.

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  • - As new but somewhat less exciting additions to Incipio's ever-expanding lineup of iPhone and iPod touch cases, Pillow ($TBD) is a derivative of the company's earlier, puffy-bodied Hero case, this time with softer, grippier bulges in its silicone rubber body, and Edge ($TBD) is a hard plastic shell with a soft touch rubber exterior coating, ...

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