grappling hook

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a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding

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Sometimes, though, circumstances dictate that I must tootle down, usually at great expense aboard an overcrowded and unfragrant train that serves tea which tastes like weeks' old dish water and snacks that would appeal only to someone who has had their tastebuds torn out by a grappling hook.
MRE and water MRE: 8970-00-149-1094 (mission-dependent) Water: N/A Grappling hook, 4 prong N/A Warrior aid and litter kit 6545-01-532-4962 Body bags x 2 9930-00-927-4569 Trash bags 7240-00-160-0440 Flashlight x 2 6230-01-291-7531 Tape, 2-in x 60-yd 7510-00-266-5016 Tough box, black/200 series lock 8115-01-562-4555 550 cord, 700-yd 4020-00-240-2146
Hemagglutinin acts as a grappling hook to snag cells, making it easier for the virus to infect them.
The pirates approached the tanker until they could use a grappling hook, and attempted to board the ship by a metal ladder, the Captain told the authority.
com)-- Police arrested three people suspected of using a grappling hook to climb a grade school and break-in through a roof hatch after Sonitrol Pacific's audio security system detected voices October 2.
At the precise moment when I accepted his security deposit, I was given an entirely a new vision, a grappling hook into a future we all can have, and one I never knew I would love so much.
Grappling hook launchers and a central foot capable of lifting the car and rotating it 180 degrees
Lara's got a handful of new abilities and equipment, including a grappling hook she can use to swing around as well as pull movable items toward her.
The "Quarterback" is capable of launching a grappling hook and caving ladder over a five story building.
A teleography is much like a grappling hook that anchors a learner on their journey towards a desired goal.
Soldiers in Afghanistan were searching wells and remote mountain caves using the old-fashioned method of rope and grappling hook, then Army Vice Chief of Staff GEN John M.
This hook is known variously as a grappling hook, skyhook, and cliff-hanger.
From there, Sigler would lower hacksaw blades and a rope with grappling hook that Longo could pull through a small hole in his cell window.
If a grappling hook hits a mine, the mine will be assessed as destroyed along with the grappling hook and a small portion of the grappling hook line.