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/ˈSHrapnəl/,
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Fragments of a bomb, shell, or other object thrown out by an explosion,
  1. Fragments of a bomb, shell, or other object thrown out by an explosion


  1. shell containing lead pellets that explodes in flight
  2. Metal Church was an American heavy metal band. They originally formed in Seattle, Washington as Shrapnel in 1980, their first album was released in 1984, and the band's most recent work, This Present Wasteland, was released in 2008.http://www.metalchurchmusic. ...
  3. Shrapnel, in comics, may refer to: *Shrapnel (DC Comics), a DC Comics supervillain *Shrapnel (Radical Comics), a series of sci-fi limited series from Radical Comics *Shrapnel (Transformers), a character in Transformers who has appeared in the comic book adaptations
  4. Shrapnel is a supervillain in the DC Comics universe. He is primarily an enemy of the Outsiders and the Doom Patrol.
  5. Shrapnel is planned to be three five-issue limited series published by Radical Comics in collaboration with Zombie Studios. The story was created and plotted by Mark Long and Nick Sagan (son of Carl Sagan), and the final script was written by M. ...
  6. Shrapnel is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes. Shrapnel is perhaps the one of the few Transformer names indirectly named for a real person, Henry Shrapnel, inventor of the exploding shell, who lent his name to the by-product of his invention, from ...
  7. Shrapnel is an upcoming video game in development by Zombie Studios, with no publisher attached at this point. There is no official release date yet for any region or any platform. The game is an adaptation of the comic series by the same creators. ...
  8. a collective term for shot, fragments, or debris thrown out by an exploding shell or landmine; loose change
  9. A hollow cast-iron projectile filled with lead bullet set in a sulphur matrix and equipped with a time or percussion fuse that would set off a bursting charge and scatter the balls. ...
  10. pieces of metal sent flying by an explosion
  11. The term used to describe the inordinately large amount of small change discovered in your pocket after a piss up.
  12. fragments scattered by a bursting SHELL, MINE, or BOMB; eponymously derived from Henry Shrapnel, an English Army officer and the 19th century inventor of a hollow projectile that contained bullets and a bursting charge, which was designed to explode in the air and shower the target with missiles ...
  13. loose change, especially a heavy and inconvenient pocketful, as when someone repays a small loan in lots of coins. The expression came into use with this meaning when wartime sensitivities subsided around 1960-70s. ...
  14. shell splinters; also, shell timed to explode over, and shower bullets and splinters on, personnel.
  15. An artillery shell filled with lead balls and a small bursting charge in the base that propelled the balls forward, acting like a shotgun cartridge. ...
  16. Lead balls of about 12mm diameter once fired from a carrier-type shell against troops in the open. Invented by Lieutenant Henry Shrapnel (1761 - 1842) in 1784. Originally called 'spherical case'. More details.
  17. First used about 1800 and withdrawn from UK service after World War II. Had some use in the first years of World War II with guns of World War I. <br \>The shell was activated by time fuze to project a cone of lead bullets forward in a shotgun like manner. ...
  18. The term used by a bookie’s bagman for a heap of small coins.
  19. precut or preformed objects (e.g., metal fragments, nails) placed in or attached to a bomb. When the bomb explodes, these objects are hurled at high velocity, with much potential damage to people and property.
  20. metal fragments of an exploded bomb
  21. coinage; small change.
  22. n. - bits of metal hardware, such as blocks and shackles, normally stored in the 'jewelry box'