a grenade designed to be thrown by hand
A small hand-held explosive device designed to be thrown at the enemy.
A hand grenade is any small bomb that can be thrown by hand. A variety of types of hand grenades exist, with explosive grenades designed to detonate after impact or after a set amount of time the most commonly used in modern warfare. Grenadiers were originally soldiers who specialized in throwing grenades.
The numerical value of hand grenade in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of hand grenade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Someone threw a hand grenade and he was apprehended.
I'm trying to get over the shooting of Walter Scott and now we're getting hit with this hand grenade, this atomic bomb. How do you explain this to yourself? This was a racially motivated shooting. It wasn't a gas leak.
It's time to step up by destroying racism. i'm trying to get over the shooting of Walter Scott and now we're getting hit with this hand grenade, this atomic bomb. How do you explain this to yourself? This was a racially motivated shooting. It wasn't a gas leak.
Images & Illustrations of hand grenade
Translations for hand grenade
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- granada de màCatalan, Valencian
- granada de manoSpanish
- grenade à mainFrench
- רמון ידHebrew
- granata, bomba a manoItalian
- 手榴弾, 手投げ弾Japanese
- handgranatNorwegian Nynorsk
- dadilhóni aheltłʼidígííNavajo, Navaho
- granada de mãoPortuguese
Get even more translations for hand grenade »
Find a translation for the hand grenade definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these hand grenade definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"hand grenade." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 21 Sep. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/hand grenade>.