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GRENADE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grenade mean? 

GRENADE (noun)
  The noun GRENADE has 1 sense:

1. a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

  Familiarity information: GRENADE used as a noun is very rare.


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GRENADE (noun)


Sense 1grenade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("grenade" is a kind of...):

bomb (an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "grenade"):

hand grenade (a grenade designed to be thrown by hand)

rifle grenade (a grenade that is thrown from a launching device attached to the barrel of a rifle)


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