a grapnellike projectile fired from a gun and used as a hold for the end of a line in rescue operations or in kedging.
[grap-ling] /ˈgræp lɪŋ/ noun 1. . [grap-uh l] /ˈgræp əl/ verb (used without object), grappled, grappling. 1. to hold or make fast to something, as with a grapple. 2. to use a grapple. 3. to seize another, or each other, in a firm grip, as in wrestling; clinch. 4. to engage in a struggle or […]
noun 1. a grapnel. noun 1. a grapnel, esp one used for securing ships
[grap-tuh-lahyt] /ˈgræp təˌlaɪt/ noun 1. any colonial animal of the extinct class Graptolithina, most common in the Ordovician and Silurian Periods, thought to be related to the pterobranchs. /ˈɡræptəˌlaɪt/ noun 1. any extinct Palaeozoic colonial animal of the class Graptolithina, usually regarded as related to either the hemichordates or the coelenterates: a common fossil, used […]
noun divination by handwriting Word Origin Greek grapho ‘writing’