artillery shell

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Noun1.artillery shell - a shell fired by artilleryartillery shell - a shell fired by artillery    
shell - ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
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The first incident occurred when a 125mm artillery shell exploded on Saturday morning, killing a blacksmith and injuring his four-year-old grandson in Tbong Khmum province's Pich Thmor commune.
An artillery shell was found on the administrative territory of the Gazakh branch of Baku State University, reads the message of the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA).
Mustafa Abu Azzum, 17, succumbed to the wounds he sustained when he was hit with an Israeli artillery shell earlier in the day to the East of Rafah, WAFA reported.
THE West Midlands was rocked by a SECOND bomb scare in just four days - after a pensioner dug up a Second World War artillery shell as she was gardening.
Jolbors Junusaly uulu, a schoolboy of the 10th grade in Bojoi village of Batken region, showed an artillery shell to police found earlier by the children at Sogot pasture.
The device was a hoax but just two hours later the team was dispatched again to deal with a corroded artillery shell.
An artillery shell, which is fired with an explosive, is much harder to fit with chemicals than a bomb, which is simply dropped from a plane.
DETECTIVES are trying to trace the owner of a stolen ornamental artillery shell.
I believe this is an artillery shell and it belonged to my grandfather.
Rockwell Coffins and the UK's Defence Evaluation and Research Agency have successfully completed trials of a Global Positioning System (GPS) contained in an experimental 155-mm artillery shell. The trials concluded a two-year development and test program that demonstrated the ability of a GPS system to acquire and track satellite signals while mounted in a spin-stabilized shell.
To an aerodynamics expert watching the play, the real surprise is that, unlike a bullet, artillery shell, or unguided missile, a football doesn't naturally drift to one side when it flies a long distance.