hand grenade Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"hand grenade" in British English

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hand grenadenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​smallbomb consisting of ​explosivematerial in a ​metal or ​plasticcontainer that can be ​throwneasily
(Definition of hand grenade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hand grenade”
in Arabic قُنبِلة يَدوِيّة…
in Korean 수류탄…
in Portuguese granada de mão…
in Catalan granada de mà…
in Japanese 手りゅう弾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手榴弹…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手榴彈…
in Italian bomba a mano…
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