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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Shell containing lead pellets that explodes in flight.

Usage examples (32)
  • But his injuries, which she described as shrapnel damage to the head, hand and foot, were more serious than he realized.
  • The armored car is said to have been hit by shrapnel from the explosion.
  • 'As soon as the enemy got clear of the fort the shrapnel from the hills opened fire on them, and when they got beyond, then
  • I want you to remember that, all the time they are working, bombs are still dropping, shrapnel is coming down from the barrage. for more
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