hand grenade

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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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After Chinese fishing boats crossed the maritime boundary between China and Taiwan in the waters off of Matsu, crews threw rocks at a Coast Guard vessel, which retaliated by firing a flash grenade, reported CNA.
ARU and SOCA (Armed Response Unit and Serious and Organised Crime Agency) are both the equivalent of drinking five fingers, while any time the TFU (Tactical Firearms Unit) deploys a flash grenade to discombobulate some baddies you have to shout, "Fire in the hole!" and knock back a flaming sambuca.
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Bomb squad investigators have since concluded the device hurled at the home was a stun grenade, also known as a flash grenade, which is only capable of producing a loud sound but cannot cause injuries or destruction.
He referred to Remi Fraisse, an environmental rights campaigner killed by a police flash grenade in 2014.
After throwing the flash grenade they rushed into the building and came out with the culprit.
Armed police launched a flash grenade into the flat where the boy was held before up to 25 cops stormed in and bundled the petrified youngster to safety.
Computer expert James Borwick said some of the internet searches made on Ward's laptop included phrases such as "fake police warrant cards", "how to make a flash grenade" and "how to make inert bullets work".
Google defines the device, also known as a flash grenade, as a non-lethal explosive device used to temporarily disorient an enemy's senses.
If your community is unaffected, if you are not worried that a flash grenade will land in your baby's crib, as has happened in at least one SWAT operation, you might not care much.
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