Definition of gripper in US English:

gripper

noun

  • See grip

    • ‘There's a rear retention system with easy-sliding grippers to customize fit.’
    • ‘But he notes that it would be fairly easy to add modules with grippers, cameras, or other specialized equipment.’
    • ‘Hand grippers are excellent for building and strengthening forearms and hands.’
    • ‘Throughout this process, the robots constantly update each other about payload forces and motions as felt at their respective grippers.’
    • ‘Miss Burns said they could provide garbage grippers, bags and high-visibility bibs to anyone interested in litter picking.’

Pronunciation

gripper

/ˈɡripər//ˈɡrɪpər/