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GRASP

 
a patient classification system.

grasp

(grasp),
The act of taking securely and holding firmly.

grasp

(grasp)
To seize or clasp, especially with the hand.
[M.E. graspen]

grasp

(grasp)
The act of taking securely and holding firmly.
[M.E. graspen]
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Quite simply, technology is the turning into practice a human society's mental grasp of its natural world.
In human babies, this shows up when an object is placed in a newborn's hand and the fingers will close around it and they will grasp it.
Hand Grasps and Manipulation Skills: Clinical Perspective of Development and Function, 2nd Edition
The new grasp system was developed as part of the Famula research project at Bielefeld University's Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC) in Germany.
Grasp has developed promising technology that is used to analyse huge amounts of digital content.
To our knowledge, there has been no report on treatment with BTX-A for the grasp reflex.
"Hopefully, the USNS Grasp crew have enough evidence to finally reveal the wreck of the Bonhomme Richard."
"No unborn child should be subjected to the brutality of having her arms and legs torn off with steel tools that grasp, tear, and crush," said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life.
Nor do babies (one shown below) manage signature seahorse tail grasps, even though they have the basics of the adult shape.
In addition to making special discounted offerings of its products available to ABC Global's agency members, Grasp will work alongside its management team to help ABC Global and its members create new efficiencies and identify new opportunities to further grow their business.
1: The customer's gun hand firmly grasps frame, trigger finger straight and above the triggerguard, while support hand "saddles" the slide, thumb toward shooter.