key grip

noun Movies.
the chief stagehand on a movie set.

1975–80 Unabridged
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key grip
chiefly (US) See also grip the person in charge of moving and setting up camera tracks and scenery in a film or television studio

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Main Entry:  key grip
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a movie or television technician who is charge of a group of grips, who move and set up camera tracks and film sets's 21st Century Lexicon
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key grip definition

  1. n.
    the head laborer on a movie set. (Filmmaking.) : The key grip has a complaint that could hold up production.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
Jim was then placed in supported employment as a key grip at a local television station.
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