Definitions for hand grenade
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hand grenade
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an explosive shell that is thrown by hand and exploded by impact or by means of a fuze.
Origin of hand grenade:
a grenade designed to be thrown by hand
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a small round explosive device that is thrown
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.
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