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grapple

Tools any form of hook or metal instrument by which something is secured, such as a grapnel

grapple

[′grap·əl]
(design engineering)

grapple

A clamshell, 2 which has three or more jaws; especially suitable for handling rocks such as rip rap.

GRAPPLE

GRAPh Processing LanguagE. 1968.

["A Directed Graph Representation for Computer Simulation of Belief Systems", L.G. Tesler et al, Math Biosciences 2:19-40 (1968)].
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I studied a hybrid form of grappling, sparring and self-defense; it's more of a 'get yourself in shape'; and if you want to take it to the next level, so you are really learning valuable skills with self-defense and I really enjoy it.
Relatar a utilizacao de atividades ludicas como viabilidade de ensino da modalidade Submission Grappling que esta contida no Projeto de Extensao Artes Marciais na UFMA, implantado pelo Grupo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Lutas, Artes Marciais e Esporte de Combate-GEPLAMEC, anexo ao Programa de Extensao Universidade Olimpica.
We already see referees prevent corners being taken so they can verbally warn players about holding and grappling.
Most practitioners of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), competing in promotions such as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to develop their ground fighting and grappling techniques.
I'm very comfortable grappling and I wanted to work on what was needed.
It has to be the same for everybody - if grappling is allowed, we all have to be allowed to do it.
Kyle Connolly won his first two fights and lost his third, while Kieran Starkey won his first two fights and lost the third on points to win a silver medal in his first ever grappling competition after just two weeks training.
Japan's prime minister made his first visit to the country's tsunami-devastated region on Saturday and entered a nuclear exclusion zone to meet workers grappling to end the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.
The MMA Grappling Side Control application for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad provides extensive detail into how to secure and execute the submissions from Side Control and from the bottom.
Submission grappling is a mix of Olympic sports including judo and wrestling with other combats sports such as sambo and Brazilian jui-jitsu.
NO HOLDS BARRED: Siberian tigers roar (below), two bald eagles clash in mid-air (above) and violence flares between lions in Kenya (top) FIGHT NIGHT: Spectacular shot of elephants grappling in Botswana while polar bears battle for domination in Canada
Functions of the bucking were defined as: (1) Swing to tree stem--Starts when the loader operator finishes the previous cycle and begins moving the grapple to the next tree stem to be bucked and ends when swing movement has stopped; (2) Grappling Consists of time taken to grapple a tree stem and all the logs associated with it; (3) Swing to saw Begins when grapple swings from tree stem pile or log pile and ends when the tree stem is placed in a sawbuck or the loader is ready for bucking next log from the same tree stem; (4) Buck--Begins when the saw is positioned on the tree stem and ends when a log is completely severed.