Examples of shrapnel in a Sentence
He has a piece of shrapnel in his leg.
Shrapnel from the explosion wounded many people.
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Investigators said the device contained 200 grams (7 ounces) of explosives and was rigged with shrapnel to cause more damage.
Blast injuries, gunshot and shrapnel killed thousands as the Mosul operation ground westward, according to morgue documents.
Under her buffets, the circuitry explodes into shrapnel.
Those devices, unlike Ullah’s, appeared to be sophisticated, stocked with ball bearings and shrapnel to maximize damage around the explosions.
Ahmed, 36, died days later when shrapnel from a mortar strike pierced his heart, leaving behind four young children.
The Dobbin largely avoided damage, receiving only shrapnel hits, thanks to the five destroyers moored alongside it, but three men lost their lives.
Ten days later, after the weeks-old baby was discharged from a hospital, shrapnel tore through the roof of his house.
Anthony Manfredini, the first responding officer, described the injuries to the suspect as what appeared to be shrapnel-type wounds.
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Origin and Etymology of shrapnel
First Known Use: 1806See Words from the same year
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