[grah-buh n] /ˈgrɑ bən/
a portion of the earth’s crust, bounded on at least two sides by faults, that has dropped downward in relation to adjacent portions.
an elongated trough of land produced by subsidence of the earth’s crust between two faults
A usually elongated block of rock that is bounded by parallel geologic faults along its two longest sides, and has a lower elevation than the rock at its sides. Grabens form where rock is being pulled apart by tectonic forces. The East African Rift Valley is a graben.
[grab] /græb/ verb (used with object), grabbed, grabbing. 1. to seize suddenly or quickly; snatch; clutch: He grabbed me by the collar. 2. to take illegal possession of; seize forcibly or unscrupulously: to grab land. 3. to obtain and consume quickly: Let’s grab a sandwich before going to the movie. 4. Slang. verb (used without […]
noun, Nautical. 1. a rope supported to afford a hold for a person walking up a gangplank, working aloft, etc.
- Grab shot
noun phrase A photograph taken in great haste, without time for proper focusing, exposure-setting, etc; a photograph of opportunity (1980s+)
- Grab your socks
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