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  • Grabbing — Grab Grab (gr[a^]b), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Grabbed} (gr[a^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Grabbing}.] [Akin to Sw. grabba to grasp. Cf. {Grabble}, {Grapple}, {Grasp}.] To gripe suddenly; to seize; to snatch; to clutch. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grabbing crane — noun An excavator consisting of a crane and a large grab, so hinged as to scoop into the earth as it is lifted • • • Main Entry: ↑grab …   Useful english dictionary

  • grabbing — Vorgang, sich Domainnames reservieren zu lassen, ohne sie selbst zu nutzen. Domaingrabber (Cybersquatter) hoffen, daß Unternehmen diese Domains um viel Geld kaufen möchten. cybersquatting, Domain, Domaingrabber …   Online-Wörterbuch Deutsch-Lexikon

  • grabbing — græb n. sudden grasp, snatch; forceful seizure v. grasp firmly; snatch; seize forcefully or violently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Land Grabbing — ist ein aus dem Englischen stammender Begriff für die Aneignung von Land für zweifelhafte Zwecke oder mit zweifelhaften (illegalen) Mitteln. Land Grabing kann durch Inländer oder Ausländer, durch Kleinbauern oder Großkonzerne, durch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • headline-grabbing — headline .grabbing adj headline grabbing news is important and reported in many newspapers and on radio and television ▪ The story was headline grabbing material in the nationals …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • money-grabbing — ˈmoney ˌgrabbing also ˈmoney ˌgrubbing adjective disapproving determined to get money, even by unfair or illegal methods: • I haven t turned into a nasty, cynical, money grubbing old man. money grabber also money grubber noun [countable] …   Financial and business terms

  • attention-grabbing — ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n An attention grabbing remark or activity is one that is intended to make people notice it. attention grabbing marketing campaign …   English dictionary

  • headline-grabbing — ADJ: usu ADJ n A headline grabbing statement or activity is one that is intended to attract a lot of attention, especially from the media. ...a series of headline grabbing announcements …   English dictionary

  • attention-grabbing — attention getting attention getting attention grabbing attention grabbingadj. 1. seizing the attention attention getting demonstration Syn: eye catching. [WordNet 1.5] 2. 1 likely to attract interest. Syn: catchy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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