Pronunciation: (gri-nād'), [key]
—n., v., -nad•ed, -nad•ing.
1. a small shell containing an explosive and thrown by hand or fired from a rifle or launching device.
2. a similar missile containing a chemical, as for dispersing tear gas or fire-extinguishing substances.
to attack with a grenade or grenades.
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