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

 gripping
 (a.)抓的,扣人心弦的

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gripping
      See grip

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 grip
      n 1: the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he
           has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold
           on the railing" [syn: clasp, clench, clutch, clutches,
            grasp, hold]
      2: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in
         order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the
         handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good
         grip" [syn: handle, handgrip, hold]
      3: a portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes;
         "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him" [syn: bag,
          traveling bag, suitcase]
      4: the friction between a body and the surface on which it
         moves (as between an automobile tire and the road) [syn: traction,
          adhesive friction]
      5: worker who moves the camera around while a film or
         television show is being made
      6: a firm controlling influence; "they kept a firm grip on the
         two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful
         emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp" [syn: grasp]
      7: a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together;
         used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in England they call a
         bobby pin a grip" [syn: bobby pin, hairgrip]
      v 1: hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"
      2: to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men
         grappled with each other for several minutes" [syn: grapple]
      3: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing
         terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
         [syn: fascinate, transfix, spellbind]
      [also: gript, gripping, gripped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gripping
      adj : capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a
            fascinating story" [syn: absorbing, engrossing, fascinating,
             riveting]