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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 grab /ˈgræb/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grab, n.
 1. A sudden grasp or seizure.
 2. An instrument for clutching objects for the purpose of raising them; -- specially applied to devices for withdrawing drills, etc., from artesian and other wells that are drilled, bored, or driven.
 Grab bag, at fairs, a bag or box holding small articles which are to be drawn, without being seen, on payment of a small sum. [Colloq.]
 Grab game, a theft committed by grabbing or snatching a purse or other piece of property. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grab n.  Naut. A vessel used on the Malabar coast, having two or three masts.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grab v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Grabbed p. pr. & vb. n. Grabbing.]  To gripe suddenly; to seize; to snatch; to clutch.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a mechanical device for gripping an object
      2: the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the
         catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the
         ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle
         failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap
         and throw was a single motion" [syn: catch, snatch, snap]
      v 1: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion
           of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!" [syn: catch,
            take hold of]
      2: get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all
         the good buys during the garage sale" [syn: snap up, snaffle]
      3: make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The
         passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
      4: obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
      5: take or grasp suddenly; "She grabbed the child's hand and
         ran out of the room"
      6: capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will
         grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination" [syn: seize]
      [also: grabbing, grabbed]