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shrapnel

noun [U]  us   /ˈʃræp·nəl/
small pieces of metal blown through the air when a bomb or other device explodes: Most of the injuries were caused by flying shrapnel.
Translations of “shrapnel”
in Vietnamese mảnh đạn…
in Spanish metralla…
in Thai เศษโลหะที่อยู่ในปลอกกระสุน…
in Malaysian serpihan peluru atau bom…
in French éclats d’obus…
in German das Schrapnell…
in Chinese (Traditional) 炸彈碎片,彈片…
in Indonesian pecahan peluru, geranat, bom dsb.…
in Russian шрапнель…
in Turkish şarapnel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 炸弹碎片,弹片…
in Polish szrapnel…
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