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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Several rows away, Jennifer Riordan, a bank executive and mother of two,was partially sucked through the window broken by shrapnel.
Injured by shrapnel on Tarawa, Kelly was awarded the Purple Heart.
Saudi defense forces intercepted all the missiles, according to the coalition, but a piece of shrapnel tore through a house in Riyadh and killed one man, an Egyptian.
Takata air bag inflators can explode with too much force and spew shrapnel into drivers and passengers.
Fuentes had been shot in leg and shrapnel tore into her face.
Sam Fuentes Fuentes, a Parkland survivor struck by a bullet and shrapnel during the shooting, delivered a moving speech at the D.C. rally—and threw up on stage right in the middle of it.
Another survivor, Sam Fuentes, pointed her camera toward her face, still battered by shrapnel, and toward her leg and thigh, which was pierced by one of the gunman's bullets.
Unlike the Takata situation, which involved exploding air bags with shrapnel, the latest probe involves devices that failed to deploy at all.
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SHRAPNEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shrapnel for English Language Learners
: small metal pieces that scatter outwards from an exploding bomb, shell, or mine
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