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key grip

noun, Movies.
1.
the chief stagehand on a movie set.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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  • Jim was then placed in supported employment as a key grip at a local television station.
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key grip

noun
1.
(mainly US) the person in charge of moving and setting up camera tracks and scenery in a film or television studio See also grip1 (sense 11)
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Contemporary definitions for key grip
noun

a movie or television technician who is charge of a group of grips, who move and set up camera tracks and film sets

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