Definition of fragmentation bomb in English:

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fragmentation bomb

Pronunciation: /ˌfraɡmənˈtāSHən bäm/


A bomb designed to break into small fragments as it explodes.
Example sentences
  • Historically, the most important hand grenade is the fragmentation grenade.
  • Soldiers concentrated their weapons on the opening until the clearing team stacked outside it, pitched in a fragmentation grenade and rushed inside after the blast.
  • It now appears, however, that, while on patrol, he had stepped on an unexploded fragmentation grenade dropped by US forces in the area the day before.

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Syllabification: frag·men·ta·tion bomb

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