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shrapnel

noun [U]  /ˈʃræp·nəl/ us  
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 Spanish metralla…
in French éclats d’obus…
in German das Schrapnell…
in Chinese (Traditional) 炸彈碎片,彈片…
in Russian шрапнель…
in Turkish şarapnel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 炸弹碎片,弹片…
in Polish szrapnel…
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