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grappling iron

, hook
a grapnel, esp one used for securing ships
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grappling iron

[′grap·liŋ ‚ī·ərn]
(design engineering)
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This is creative destruction at its best, as you use your weapons, but more importantly your grappling hook, to create as much chaos as you can muster.
A prison officer was told a grappling hook had been found at the jail at 8pm on March 10.
My husband Ian went down and a harbour master also showed up on a boat with a grappling hook to try and fish it out but to no avail.
Traversing through these unique worlds, players will be using a range of gravity-defying vehicles, weapons and tools from bikes to jetpacks; plasma rifle and CD launcher; and a grappling hook to get over and through anything they need to.
One of her special abilities, 'a grappling hook', is heavily featured during the story's arc.
As they progress past levels 5 and 10 the players will unlock the grappling hook and nitrous respectively to help them as the levels progressively increase in difficulty.
The game's mechanics have been overhauled since its last outing - including a permanently equipped wingsuit for nipping around the island, and the ability to grapple multiple items with your grappling hook.
Games Layer on top the addition of a gloriously playful (and helpful) grappling hook and you'll discover that the experience of traversing an Assassin's Creed environment has never been more enjoyable or intuitive.
Once out in the open, they scaled one fence using a rope wrapped around a piece of pipe that acted as a makeshift grappling hook, before climbing over a second fence to reach the shore.
Set on a fictional Mediterranean island on a similar scale to the incredible setting of Just Cause 2, fans of the earlier titles will be delighted to learn the signature grappling hook and parachute - key tools for countless daring escapes and ludicrous vehicle transitions - will return.
Thankfully, a few new modes of transportation have been introduced, including a sputtering gyrocopter and a handy-dandy grappling hook, which gives Ghale the ability to ascend or descend mountains at certain rocky junctures spread across Kyrat.