grapple for (something)

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grapple for (something)

To physically struggle to obtain something. I grappled for the ball with one of the players on the other team.
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By substituting a magnet or a grapple for the shear, Brandenburg uses excavators for more than just cutting material down to size--the company uses them to load scrap as well.
* All bearing bolts are accessible from the top of the grapple for ease of service
* Features a four-bolt flanged hinge designed to maintain linkage of the grapple for easier and faster installation times.