Translation of "shrapnel" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈʃræp.nəl/ us

small pieces of metal that fly through the air when a bomb or similar weapon explodes and are intended to injure people

Twelve people were hit by shrapnel in the attack.
a shrapnel wound

(Translation of “shrapnel” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈʃrӕpnəl/

small pieces of metal from an explosive shell, bomb etc

His leg was torn open by shrapnel.

(Translation of “shrapnel” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)