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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 grapples, which have been designed for hydraulic excavators with operating weights ranging from 10 to 19 tonnes, can be used to sort debris at source, load and unload containers, and strip buildings in preparation for demolition.
Fortunately Grapples intrigue kids who love the combination of great taste and Concord grape aroma emitted by them.
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.
The health benefits of Grapples are just the same as other varieties of apples.
Manufacturer of grabs, grapples and clamshell buckets for cable, hydraulic and electro-hydraulic operation.
Magnets and grapples remain on the job in those capacities at scrap yards, but they have been joined by growing numbers of hydraulic shears (and on demolition sites, shear hybrids) that also process and prepare scrap to increase its value.
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.
4 medium unpeeled Grapples, cored but left whole 1/4 cup peanut butter 1-1/2 teaspoons honey 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
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.
1 on-line company grapples with a recent rush of bad news.
Grapples are from Washington State, the world's finest apple growing region, with an innovative method for enhancing the natural flavor of apples with grape.
Muscle Mate products include rotating grapples, universal processors, pulverizers and mobile shears.
Available attachments include lifting forks, buckets, orange peel grapples and crane booms