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Synonyms for grapple

Synonyms for grapple

an act or means of holding something

to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

to contend with an opponent at close quarters, as by attempting to throw him or her

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a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding

a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam

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the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match

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The company revealed in a statement that the new Cat GSV520 and GSV520 GC orange-peel grapples feature a new rotation design and vertical cylinders, and are available in a five-tine shell configuration, in closed and semi-closed versions.
But at one time, grapple fans didn't have to look across the Atlantic for their fix as Britain had its own roster of wrestling stars.
The grapple magnets offer increased lifting capacity with less weight.
All Rockland grapples are equipped with replaceable wear plates at the front and rear of each tine, as well as heat-treated pivot pins and bushings for additional strength, according to a news release from the manufacturer.
In addition to the Hitachi Zaxis 500, Progress Metals also employed a John Deere Model 270 excavator fitted with a bucket and a grapple made by Allied-Gator Inc.
EMS used two Caterpillar 345B excavators equipped with Genesis GDG90 grapples (Genesis Equipment & Manufacturing, Inc.
Through training and sparring against computer-controlled opponents, players will develop an ever-increasing repertoire of moves and abilities, drawing from up to 10 different martial arts styles with a greater number of kicks, strikes and grapples than before.
Caterpillar Work Tools has added a trio of demolition and sorting grapples to its G300 GC Series line-up.
CAGED James Lee Drewitt 1 APPROACH Gun-toting Drewitt is seen on the right walking towards man outside pub 2 CLOSER Thug points gun at man's head 3 GRAPPLES Hero grabs hold of firearm 4 HEADBUTT Hero forces Drewitt to drop the gun
Factory-direct manufacturer of buckets, grapples, rakes, forks, thumbs and couplers.
Recyclers of scrap metal have long used lifting magnets and grapples to unload and load scrap, as well as to move it within the yard and feed it to larger processing equipment.
Producers of ABC's controversial fall show ``Nothing Sacred,'' which features an irreverent priest who grapples with God, abortion and lust, defended it Tuesday as simply a ``workplace drama'' much like ``ER.
Cranes and hoists are equipped with buckets and grapples to handle solid waste.
The proximity to these structures made methods like implosion impossible, says Bailes, so the silos and conveyors had to be taken down manually, piece by piece with a fleet of material handling equipment fixed with specialized demolition attachments such as multi-processors, grapples, hammers and shears.
Triple M's Fuchs fleet uses a combination of magnets, grapples and mag-grapples to handle the scrap metal tonnage.