Examples of shrapnel in a Sentence
He has a piece of shrapnel in his leg.
Shrapnel from the explosion wounded many people.
Recent Examples of shrapnel from the Web
These rounds were powerful enough that my crew guys just standing in a close proximity of a victim shot by this f***ing coward received shrapnel wounds.
The independent news site Fontanka.ru posted video of the apparent aftermath, with a military truck with camouflage netting peppered with shrapnel.
Her side was covered in gruesome polka-dots—fur here, open sores and bare skin there—possibly caused by shrapnel, infection, or parasites, said Diana Bernas, who heads animal care at Al Ma’wa.
The younger Boyle also told his father he'd been hit by shrapnel in the leg.
Boyle suffered minor shrapnel wounds in the raid, his family said.
Some of my crew members were hit with shrapnel, but not injured.
The brother driving the first car with John Calata, not biologically related but considered a son, was wounded by shrapnel.
In the ensuing shootout, Guse was hit on the forehead with shrapnel or other debris, and Wise was shot once in his right thigh.
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Origin and Etymology of shrapnel
First Known Use: 1806See Words from the same year
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