Meaning of “hand grenade” in the English Dictionary

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"hand grenade" in British English

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hand grenadenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhænd ɡrəˌneɪd/ us /ˈhænd ɡrəˌneɪd/

a small bomb consisting of explosive material in a metal or plastic container that can be thrown easily

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