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hand grenade

n
(Military) a small metal or plastic canister containing explosives, usually activated by a short fuse and used in close combat

hand′ grenade`


n.
an explosive shell that is thrown by hand and exploded by impact or by means of a fuze.
[1655–65]
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Noun1.hand grenade - a grenade designed to be thrown by handhand grenade - a grenade designed to be thrown by hand
grenade - a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile
Translations
ročna granata

hand grenade

nbomba a mano
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In ten minutes the laundry was deserted, save for a few men wandering about with hand grenades in futile search for the cause of the disturbance.
The crackling of shots speedily brought the Preussen and Kiel on the scene, and with a few hand grenades they made short work of every villa within a mile.
Arms, land mines and Hand grenades were recovered from the terrorists and taken into possession during the operation.
The seized arms and ammunition include a number of RPG-7, 31 RPG Rockets, 43 RPG-7 Secondary fuses, 16 hand grenades, 16 hand-grenades fuses, 394 rounds of 303 rifle rounds, 4085 rounds of HMG Chinese (Sniper-rifles), 3000 rounds of SMGs Chinese and an IED Presser, the security forces' sources informed.
THERE has been a drastic fall in the use of hand grenades by criminals on Merseyside, according to the latest figures.
On a tip off FC conducted operation in Chaharmang area of Nawgai Tehsil of Bajaur Agency and recovered 13 RPG 7 rockets, six fuse of RPG 7 rickets, five hand grenades, three SMK hand grenade, .
Contract notice: Supply of hand grenades reduced to deafening effect and elements necessary for their qualification lethality.
AFTER the shocking murder of two unarmed female police officers, we were told that hand grenades are now the "must have" weapon among villains - everything from British Army issued L109s to Yugoslavian M75s to homemade bombs.
AFYONKARAHySAR (CyHAN)- In a statement posted online on Saturday, the General Staff denied claims that 25 privates were killed in a huge explosion at a munitions depot in the central province of Afyonkarahisar while taking hand grenades into the depot.
GENEVA, (SANA)-The Swiss authorities announced that they are investigating into information published by Sonntags Zeitung newspaper about hand grenades used by armed terrorist groups in Syria.
The five accused cadres admitted that they are involved in hurling hand grenades at the house of Congress candidate and from them we recovered two-hand grenades," said N Madhunimai Singh, MPS, DSP, Imphal West.
Diplomatic sources told the AA that two rocket-propelled hand grenades were launched against the Turkish Embassy in Baghdad at about 13.