key grip

noun
\ˌkē- \

Definition of key grip 

: the technician in charge of moving and setting up camera tracks and scenery in a motion-picture or television production

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No word yet on a four-year deal for the key grip on The Opposition. Tom Philip, GQ, "The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj Is Getting a Weekly Comedy Show on Netflix," 1 Mar. 2018 Read more: The organization gets resources from fund-raising benefits and voluntary checkoffs on paychecks for everybody from above-the-title stars to best boy, key grip and other jobs nobody outside the movie industry understands. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "From Charlie Chaplin to Baby Groot: 100 years of Ford and the movie industry," 14 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of key grip

1977, in the meaning defined above

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