In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- To obviate this, grapnels have been devised which, simultaneously with hooking the cable, will cut it and hold the desired end.
- Apertures for grapnels will be cut by divers.
- A wide variety of chain/wire chasers and grapnels are available, in addition to those illustrated below.
- Many of the grapnels never reached the top because they were soaked and too heavy.
- They would have three good ships for cutting grapnels and holding grapnels, so that they could buoy and lift the cable in three parts.
- Several grapnels were hurled onto the deck from the patrol boat, latching onto to side rails and other parts of the hull.
- A fresh wind was blowing so that it was impossible to work from a small boat tightly strained between two grapnels, in which manner the Norwegian current measurements were generally taken.
- With the grapnel and rope attached to its antlers the animal struggles to get loose and breaks the rope, but not before it pulls the hydrofloat over to a wooden dock.
- Additionally I have found that the typical grapnel often does not provide sufficient holding power.
- The skipper rigs a 45m line with a grapnel to place it as close to the bridge as possible.
- Furthermore, the weight of the inertia parts unnecessarily increases the weight of the whole grapnel.
- The collapsible grapnel is a hand-thrown grapnel hook that is used for climbing, removing mines and other objects, and pulling concertina and barbed wire obstacles.
- Cut and hold grapnels raise cable for repair from deep water.
- The grapnels in high strength aluminum alloy can be projected to a height of minimum 50 m and horizontally to a minimum of 80 metres.
- This entails digging down around the mine so that a grapnel can be attached and the mine pulled out of the ground my men under cover.
- Instantly dazzled, I scurry along to the top of a bed at the very end, by the corner, where a petrol lamp jingles unnoticed from a ceiling grapnel.
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