A drawing of a character, primarily in mainstream superhero comics, that interrupts your enjoyment of the narrative by being noticably traced from a pornographic or celebrity image. Named after the comic artist Greg Land, one of the main offenders.
"I was really enjoying that issue until Jean Grey had an orgasm as the result of being punched in the stomach, which seemed to turn her into Sandra Bullock for the next four panels. It's either a secondary mutation or a blatant land grab"
The act of taking over land, either by force or cunning schemes. Usually there is conflict of some sort and one side is left unhappy.
Isreal. They are a recognized nation but siezed land from palestine to build it.
The process of government acquisition of countries, usually in the context of money and power.
A series of land grabs in the Balkans provided the scene for what was to become World War 1.
1. sex, focusing namely on foreplay of the breasts or buttocks
2. an online alternative to the popular game risk
1. yo im about to head off to my girls place and get in some landgrab before work
2. yo im about to head off to work from my girls place and play some landgrab
In many online games, players manage countries. Examples: Monarchy, Utopia, Earth 2025. One way to aquire land is to attack a random opponent, taking some of their land. An attack with the purpose of land conquest is a landgrab.
Dammit! While I was away, Lord Wootsayediditagyn attacked me with a land grab, stealing 50 acres!
Literally: grab for newly available land.
Figuratively: grab for control over anything not yet controlled.
Expression originated in 19th Century when West was available for anyone who wanted to claim land and settle on it.
Israel is being accused of a 'land grab' (Search for 'land grab' and Israel on Google Advanced).
Then it was used regarding those wanting to control airwaves and recently for those wanting to control Cyberspace.
The process of taking credit for projects and/or creating new projects in a company that is on the brink of lay offs to make sure your boss knows you are not dispensible.
Sandra knew she was on the chopping block for the next round of layoffs so she started land grabbing to create a perception of a full workload.