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  • Shrapnel — is the term originally applied to an anti personnel artillery shell which carried a large number of individual bullets to the target and then ejected them forwards, relying almost entirely on the shell s velocity for their lethality. Today the… …   Wikipedia

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  • shrapnel — /shrap nl/, n. 1. Mil. a. a hollow projectile containing bullets or the like and a bursting charge, designed to explode before reaching the target, and to set free a shower of missiles. b. such projectiles collectively. 2. shell fragments. [1800… …   Universalium

  • Shrapnel —    Henry Shrapnel (1761 1842), born in Bradford on Avon, received a commission from the British army and served as an artillery officer in Gibraltar, the West Indies, and Newfoundland. During his career he rose from the rank of lieutenant to… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Shrapnel, Henry — ▪ British inventor born June 3, 1761, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, Eng. died March 13, 1842, Southampton, Hampshire       artillery officer and inventor of a form of artillery case shot. Commissioned in the Royal Artillery in 1779, he served in… …   Universalium

  • Time bomb — A time bomb (or timebomb, time bomb) is an improvised explosive device with a timer so that it can be set to detonate any time.Construction and usageComponentsExplosive chargeThe explosive charge is the main component of any bomb, and makes up… …   Wikipedia

  • shrapnel — Case shot Case shot (Mil.) A collection of small projectiles, inclosed in a case or canister. [1913 Webster] Note: In the United States a case shot is a thin spherical or oblong cast iron shell containing musket balls and a bursting charge, with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Ordnance QF 18 pounder — Australian gun crew in action in the Ypres sector, 28 September 1917 Type Field gun Place& …   Wikipedia


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