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
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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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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
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Translations
ročna granata

hand grenade

nbomba a mano
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The "airburst" enhances its effectiveness, since half of the fragments of a regular HE grenade exploding on the ground bury themselves in the soil.

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