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
References in classic literature ?
"And that is all?" queried Capell, after directing an officer to give Tarzan a hand grenade; "you will empty the trench alone?"
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.
After the primary investigation it is revealed that E.Huseynli after returning from wedding ceremony in drunk condition threatened to explode himself with hand grenade obtained from unknown to investigation source; when his neighbour Fikrat Abbasov, born in 1967, approached him to prevent suicide Elmir Huseynli exploded himself and died in the scene, while F.Abbasov was taken to Barda District Central Hospital with critical body injuries.
ENPNewswire-August 29, 2019--Leiden University: Marieke Liem in RTL News about the Explosive Increase in Violence with Illegal Hand Grenades
Recovered from the scene were two hand grenades and shrapnel from another hand grenade.
They closed the canal and cordoned off the area while they dealt with the rusty hand grenade, that was believed to from the Second World War.
According to SSP Malair Irfan Bahadur 4 terrorists riding on two motorcycles targeted a police mobile with hurling a hand grenade at superhighway.
22km far from Panjgur in Sradook area a child shepherd playing with hand grenade killed.
But seeing that the officers were on their trail, one of the suspects threw a hand grenade to the officers and headed towards Mathare.
According to police, party workers and supporters of BAP candidate Amanullah Notezai were sitting in the election office in Killi Khuda-i-Rahim when unidentified men riding a motorcycle attacked the election office with a hand grenade. The grenade exploded inside the office, injuring 30 party workers and supporters of Notezai.
No hand grenade or gun was found and no one was hurt in the drama, a GMP spokesman said.