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Meaning of PREHENSION

Pronunciation:  pree'henshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of gripping something firmly with the hands
 

PREHENSION is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: grasping, seizing, taking hold
 
 See Also: clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, control, grasp, grip, hold

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*hen"sion\, n. [L. prehensio; cf. F.
pr['e]hension. See {Prehensile}.]
The act of taking hold, seizing, or grasping, as with the
hand or other member.

 

 

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