grappling hook

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Synonyms for grappling hook

a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding

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And the grappling hook has been upgraded, offering you not only the opportunity to tether and pull objects together this time, but you can also attach balloons to things to move them into the air, such as cars blocking the road, and even attach boosters to things - there's nothing more fun than attaching one to an enemy combatant to see them whizzing around and flying off into the distance!
"He used a makeshift grappling hook in order to scale the prison wall.
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 There are no NSNs for water, grappling hooks or convoy signs.
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.
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
The "Quarterback" is capable of launching a grappling hook and caving ladder over a five story building.
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.
Wright continued, "The helicopter was working the far end picking up bales with its grappling hook while we had our RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) picking up bales at our end."