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grab

Tools a mechanical device for gripping objects, esp the hinged jaws of a mechanical excavator

grab

[grab]
(engineering)
An instrument for extricating broken boring tools from a borehole.
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This collaboration is an expansion of Grabs vision, as about 70,000 taxis in Yangon need upgrading, as well as better and regular maintenance.
I really believe early grabs should still be frowned upon and I won't get away with them for much longer.
Belonging to the Rollgliss[TM] Technical Rescue range of products, the Rope-Safe Rope Grab has been designed and certified to meet an array of international standards for use as a secondary back up device for fall arrest on kernmantle rope.
Toe grabs, which have been common in the US, or other plates 'with a sharp flange' are forbidden in the UK, as are any other shoes with protrusions except calkins or studs, of up to threeeighths of an inch, on hind shoes.
Whether moving recyclable commodities around the facility or performing actual demolition tasks, grapples, grabs and buckets are among the most useful tools available.
But more and more, it is becoming impossible to address other important issues -- from federal land grabs to abortion - without taking into account the intended transfer of power from the U.
What's especially new here is the end-of-crane tooling [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED], which grabs hold of the mold backing plates.
Members of SIAs KrisFlyer and Grabs GrabRewards programmes will enjoy additional benefits under the partnership.
The constitutional rights of thousands of Americans have been violated by recent right-wing power- grabs.
The booth will be filled with different denominations of bills that the contestant then grabs.