grappling hook


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Noun1.grappling hook - a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holdinggrappling hook - a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
crampon, crampoon - a hinged pair of curved iron bars; used to raise heavy objects
claw, hook - a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
Translations
entraushakaheittokoukku

grappling hook

, grappling iron
nHaken m, → Greifer m; (Naut) → Enterhaken m
References in classic literature ?
And as we laid out on the next tack to wind-ward, I bent a piece of line to a small grappling hook I had seen lying in the bail-hole.
As the craft neared the building, and just before she struck, the Martian warriors swarmed upon her from the windows, and with their great spears eased the shock of the collision, and in a few moments they had thrown out grappling hooks and the big boat was being hauled to ground by their fellows below.
The boats, in general, had to be propelled by oars and setting poles, or drawn by the hand and by grappling hooks from one root or overhanging tree to another; or towed by the long cordelle, or towing line, where the shores were sufficiently clear of woods and thickets to permit the men to pass along the banks.
It was rising at an angle of about forty-five degrees dead ahead of us, with the evident intention of combing us with grappling hooks from above as it skimmed low over our deck.
My husband Ian went down and a harbour master also showed up on a boat with a grappling hook to try and fish it out but to no avail.
Traversing through these unique worlds, players will be using a range of gravity-defying vehicles, weapons and tools from bikes to jetpacks; plasma rifle and CD launcher; and a grappling hook to get over and through anything they need to.
Tenders are invited for Rapid Entry And Boarding System (Rfbs), Grappling Hook And Slithering Hook
As they progress past levels 5 and 10 the players will unlock the grappling hook and nitrous respectively to help them as the levels progressively increase in difficulty.
The game's mechanics have been overhauled since its last outing - including a permanently equipped wingsuit for nipping around the island, and the ability to grapple multiple items with your grappling hook.
Games Layer on top the addition of a gloriously playful (and helpful) grappling hook and you'll discover that the experience of traversing an Assassin's Creed environment has never been more enjoyable or intuitive.
Once out in the open, they scaled one fence using a rope wrapped around a piece of pipe that acted as a makeshift grappling hook, before climbing over a second fence to reach the shore.
Thankfully, a few new modes of transportation have been introduced, including a sputtering gyrocopter and a handy-dandy grappling hook, which gives Ghale the ability to ascend or descend mountains at certain rocky junctures spread across Kyrat.