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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
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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.
The wingsuit is handy to get around, as well as the parachute which, by using your grapple hook as well, can pull you around the area with a great view.
One of the ways to stop the weed causing problems is to physically remove it and local volunteers have been rolling up their sleeves and helping the Trust to pull it out using grapple hooks, rakes and nets.
Gameplay is standard hack 'n' slash style - or so I thought until I started racking up the combo points while pulling off some extravagant kills using guns, swords and grapple hooks all at once.
"It took over 30 minutes and then we were able to harpoon the alligator and then we were able to get some big grapple hooks onto the alligator," Barfield, 24, said.
Thompson advised the county to hire a certain Mennonite crew to take down the trees using grapple hooks and skid steers, which would result in the least amount of overall damage to the forest.