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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Another survived, but with shrapnel wounds to his face.
In September 2016, a crude homemade explosive crafted from a pressure cooker packed with shrapnel was left on 27th Street in Chelsea, exploding but killing no one.
Blast injuries, gunshot wounds and shrapnel wounds killed thousands as the Mosul operation ground westward, according to morgue documents.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of shrapnel
First Known Use: 1806See Words from the same year
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