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grapple

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

[′grap·əl]
(design engineering)
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grapple

A clamshell, 2 which has three or more jaws; especially suitable for handling rocks such as rip rap.
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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 know that his grappling high level, but with my wrestling training with coach Roque (Verangel Mana-ay Jr.), I was able to pin him down.
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Lloyd Wignall, 32, said he went to scare off his partner's ex and the men pushed each other and started grappling, Teesside Crown Court heard.
And so I love sparing and grappling and all that physical stuff.
Ha varias formas de ensino e a utilizacao de atividades ludicas se mostra como alternativa favoravel no processo de ensino do Submission Grappling.
The Asia-Oceania Grappling Championship was held for the first time, and was the selection tour for the Grappling Championship 2015 which will be held in Brazil.
"Grabbing, holding, grappling; however you describe it, is pure cheating.
BJJ is a grappling martial arts with origins tracing back to Japanese Jujitsu.
Grapple Nation is one of the largest grappling competitions in the North of England with a range of divisions for both male and female competitors of varying experience levels.
But speaking ahead of tonight's welterweight clash, he claimed that his striking ability has now surpassed his grappling prowess.