Meaning of “fragmentation bomb” in the English Dictionary

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"fragmentation bomb" in British English

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fragmentation bombnoun [ C ]

uk /fræɡ.menˈteɪ.ʃən ˌbɒm/ us /fræɡ.menˈteɪ.ʃən ˌbɑːm/ informal frag bomb, /ˈfræɡ ˌbɒm/ /ˈfræɡ ˌbɑːm/

a bomb that has a thick outer covering that breaks into a lot of small pieces that are thrown in every direction when it explodes

(Definition of “fragmentation bomb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)