how to pronounce grapnel


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grapnel is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of grapnel


  1. A device with a multiple hook at one end and attached to a rope, which is thrown or hooked over a firm mooring to secure an object attached to the other end of the rope.
  2. A grappling iron.
  3. A small anchor, having more than two flukes, used for anchoring a small vessel.


  1. To connect (ships) with a grapnel.

grapnel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word grapnel occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics grapnel can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that grapnel can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with grapnel


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