grapple


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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 new grapples replace the GSM25-series grapples and are purpose-built for Cat MH3022, MH3024, and MH3026 wheel material handlers.
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.
Functions of the bucking were defined as: (1) Swing to tree stem--Starts when the loader operator finishes the previous cycle and begins moving the grapple to the next tree stem to be bucked and ends when swing movement has stopped; (2) Grappling Consists of time taken to grapple a tree stem and all the logs associated with it; (3) Swing to saw Begins when grapple swings from tree stem pile or log pile and ends when the tree stem is placed in a sawbuck or the loader is ready for bucking next log from the same tree stem; (4) Buck--Begins when the saw is positioned on the tree stem and ends when a log is completely severed.
My own agnostic view is that if there is a deity, He, She, or It probably isn't a hands-on manager of the world's day-to-day operations; this spares me the need to grapple with Derbyshire's paradox.
A first-person view of the ups, downs, backstabbing, money-jockeying, desertions, loneliness and more in an often cutthroat business world, The Cash Cage is not only an engrossing personal story, but also a no-holds-barred "how-to" guide for anyone struggling to break into the business, curious individuals seeking to learn the pitfalls of the trade, and in fact anyone determined to grapple with adversity.
But the essays show that a biblical theology must grapple with complex issues of the relationship of history and theology, the shape of the canon that is to be considered, how to find unity in diversity, and the relationship of the "Old Testament" to the "New Testament.
At the end of January, they sent out an official Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and announced a formal public workshop to grapple with this issue.
The more diversely you see something, the more you have to grapple with the fact that it's not just the one thing you might have been conditioned to think it was.
The new system has eliminated the need for manual feeding; each grapple load is equal to a wheelbarrow full of material--sometimes even more when bulk densities are low as with in-house gating system scrap.
Also heading into the area was the USS Grapple, carrying divers who will try to retrieve the plane's flight data and cockpit voice recorders.
Ziegler Rental Manager Bruce Knight said EMS' timing for a grapple rental could not have been worse.
5/8")OD Full strength, Right Hand, releasing and circulating overshot (Bowen series - 150 or equivalent) complete with spiral grapple,grapple control and type `A% packer to catch and pack - off 117.
CEAttachments, a global supplier of attachments and accessories for compact equipment announces the addition of all new EDGE Pallet Fork Frame Grapple attachment for skid steer loaders.
ACS Industries announced a vertical arm pipe grapple fork for use on wheel loaders of various sizes when handling long and bulky pipe.
They have done a good job eradicating the grapple tackle in the NRL with two referees but Huddersfield have brought it here.