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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Google defines the device, also known as a flash grenade, as a non-lethal explosive device used to temporarily disorient an enemy's senses.
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.
Neighbors said they were shocked at the presence of so many deputies and at the sound of the tear gas guns and flash grenade.
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.
Dressed in black, an SAS soldier slid down a rope to a balcony and in a split second shattered a window with a flash grenade.
Another time, he testified, he heard SWAT team members joking about a sergeant's gun accidentally discharging when he was trying to fire off a flash grenade.
At about 7am, McDermott appeared at his door and threw a flash grenade which hit a policeman in the chest.
The family's lawyer, however, said the police were accompanied by the A&E crime-reality show "The First 48" and he had obtained a video from them that shows police firing into the home at least once after lobbing a flash grenade through a window.
In fact, in 2007, the SWAT team stormed the wrong house, deploying a flash grenade that some residents claimed at the time was thrown inside the house, but that police insisted was discharged outside the residence.
threw what appeared to be a flash grenade inside, and then, apparently, realized they had the wrong house.
Witnesses told WAFA that Israeli forces fired flash grenades and gas canisters at protesters.