grapple

a mechanism that is fitted into an overshot to grasp and retrieve fish from the borehole. The interior of a grapple is wickered to engage the fish.

Grāpple

Grāpple (əl {respell|GRAYP|əl}) is the registered brand name for a commercially marketed brand of Fuji or Gala apple that has been specially treated to make the flesh taste like a Concord grape. A Grāpple is created by soaking the apple in a concentrated solution of natural and artificial Concord grape flavor (methyl anthranilate) and water. T...
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Grapple

• (v. t.) A seizing or seizure; close hug in contest; the wrestler`s hold. • (v. t.) An instrument, usually with hinged claws, for seizing and holding fast to an object; a grab. • (v. i.) To use a grapple; to contend in close fight; to attach one`s self as if by a grapple, as in wrestling; to close; to seize one another. • (v. t...
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grapple

1. A seizing or seizure; close hug in contest; the wrestler's hold. ... 2. An instrument, usually with hinged claws, for seizing and holding fast to an object; a grab. ... 3. <botany> Grapple plant, a projectile, to which are attached hinged claws to catch in a ship's rigging or to hold in the ground; called also anchor shot. ... See: Grapple...
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grapple

grappler noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
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grapple

(also grappling hook, grappling iron, or grapnel) An iron shaft with claws at one end, usually thrown by a rope and used for grasping and holding, especially one for drawing and holding an enemy ship alongside.
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Grapple

[network layer] Grapple is a free software package for adding multiplayer support to computer games and applications. It uses Internet protocols, supporting both TCP/IP and UDP/IP. It is intended to be simple enough that multiplayer features can be added to a game `as little as a dozen lines of code`, but also offers advanced features if de...
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Grapple

[tool] A grapple is a hook or claw used to catch or hold something. A ship`s anchor is a type of grapple, especially the `grapnel` anchor. A throwing grapple (or `grappling hook`) is a multi-pronged hook that is tied to a rope and thrown to catch a grip, as on a parapet or branch of a tree. It may also be used in a boat to `drag` the bottom...
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Grapple

[Transformers] Grapple is a fictional character from the Transformers series. He was a regular character in the original The Transformers animated series, voiced by Pete Renaday. Due to trademark issues, newer toys of this character are named Autobot Grapple or spelled Grappel by Hasbro. ==Transformers: Generation 1== On Cybertron, his buil...
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Grapple

Grap'ple intransitive verb To use a grapple; to contend in close fight; to attach one's self as if by a grapple, as in wrestling; to close; to seize one another. To grapple with , to enter into contest with, resolutely and courageously. « And in my standard bear the arms of York, ...
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Grapple

Grap'ple noun [ See Grapple, transitive verb , and confer Crapple.] 1. A seizing or seizure; close hug in contest; the wrestler's hold. Milton. 2. (a) An instrument, usually with hinged claws, for seizing and holding fast to an object; a grab.
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Grapple

Grap'ple transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Grappled ; present participle & verbal noun Grappling .] [ French grappiller , Old French graypil the grapple of a ship, from graper to pluck, prop., to seize, c...
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grapple

A fixture attached to a satellite or payload so that the end effector (the `hand” part) of the Space Shuttle Orbiter`s Remote Manipulator System can grasp and maneuver it.
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grapple

come to terms with
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grapple

come to terms with
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grapple

work hard to come to terms with or deal with something
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grapple

work hard to come to terms with or deal with something
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grapple

[v] - to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
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