1Capable of withstanding splinters from bursting shells or bombs: splinter-proof shutters
More example sentences
- To build a splinter-proof shield in an infantry emplacement, the frame and the cover of the module are cut through in the horizontal plane into an arch-supported structural element of the needed height and length.
- Thus, it is necessary to build, in emplacements for regular-issue weapons, splinter-proof shields to protect the riflemen and gun crews from the so-called ‘non-contact’ munitions.
- Second, in accordance with current field engineering practices, the troops build on their positions both covered shelters and open shelters (covered slit trenches, niches, splinter-proof shields and so on).
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of splinter-proof in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.