English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
grenadegre‧nade /ɡrəˈneɪd/ noun [countable]  PMWa small bomb that can be thrown by hand or fired from a gun a hand grenade
Examples from the Corpus
grenadeTense soldiers detonated concussion grenades in an effort to disperse the crowds.My idea of checking out a tunnel is throwing a hand grenade down it.Only in horseshoes, hand grenades and presidential elections is close good enough.They had detonated sticks of dynamite, and topped off the attack with a flurry of grenades.Pick four men, send two to each side of the enemy position with a couple of Stens and some grenades.Stephen reached down to his belt for the grenades.A bomb disposal team made the grenade safe.I pulled the pin out of the grenade.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.