German translation of 'shrapnel'
Example Sentences Including 'shrapnel'
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This was a "curtain' of shrapnel shells, which moved ahead of advancing infantry.Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)
He had been hit by shrapnel in his left side.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He lost his right eye after being hit by shrapnel from a Soviet rocket.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Her father was recently hit by shrapnel and spent three days in hospital.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Australia, where he had surgery to remove shrapnel from his face.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He was injured after shrapnel tore into his leg during an ambush.The Sun (2011)
In an exchange of fire the attacker was wounded and a female bystander was injured by shrapnel.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In total, 400 pieces of shrapnel were removed from his body.The Sun (2016)
My husband was shot in the ribs and was also hit by shrapnel.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Not all the shrapnel will be removed, with doctors weighing up the risks of surgery.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She saw her mother hit by shrapnel.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The Marines either side of me were hit with shrapnel.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The shrapnel from the shells shredded anybody who got in the way.The Sun (2007)
The shrapnel which had hit his leg was less than two inches from a major artery.The Sun (2008)
He had been hit by shrapnel in the chest while at home.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They constantly shell with shrapnel the third line on the chance of bagging our reinforcements to the first line.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. shrapnel is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'shrapnel' in Other Languages
British English: shrapnel NOUN
Shrapnel consists of small pieces of metal which are scattered from exploding bombs and shells.
He was hit by shrapnel from a grenade.
Translation of shrapnel from the Collins English to German Dictionary