noun. ['ˈʃræpnəl'] shell containing lead pellets that explodes in flight.
Rhymes with Shrapnel
How do you pronounce shrapnel?
Pronounce shrapnel as ʃˈræpnəl.
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Sentences with shrapnel
1. Noun, singular or mass
Wear goggles to protect yourself from shrapnel and use a chisel and hammer to undercut the crack.
2. Noun, plural
Shale, for example, will explode when heated and spreads dangerous shrapnel when it does.