grapple hook

grapple hook

[′grap·əl ‚hu̇k]
(design engineering)
An iron hook used on the end of a rope to snag lines, to hold one ship alongside another, or as a fishing tool. Also known as grappling iron.
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A brave volunteer then entered the water in a wetsuit and dove under the water to try and attach a grapple hook to the rope.
Cyborg's Grapple Hook Special Moves can now be implemented easily while performing combo moves in the game.
In a second event in Llanedeyrn and armed with litter-pickers, a grapple hook and a wheelbarrow, staff members spent all day clearing the woods behind Llanedeyrn Play Centre of fly-tipping and litter.
Samus has to find and use gadgets - including the famous morph ball and grapple hook - to complete this.