HIGH EXPLOSIVE SHELL

HIGH EXPLOSIVE SHELL
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  • high explosive shell — shell that contains a larger than average amount of explosives …   English contemporary dictionary

  • High explosive squash head — (HESH) is a type of explosive ammunition that is effective against buildings and is also used against tank armour. It was fielded chiefly by the British Army as the main explosive round of its main battle tanks during the Cold War. It was also… …   Wikipedia

  • High Explosive Incendiary/Armor Piercing Ammunition — (HEIAP) is a form of shell which combines both an armour piercing capability and a high explosive effect. In this respect it is a modern version of armour piercing shell. The ammunition may also be called Semi armor piercing high explosive… …   Wikipedia

  • High explosive anti-tank warhead — High explosive anti tank (HEAT) rounds are made of an explosive shaped charge that uses the Neumann effect (a development of the Munroe effect) to create a very high velocity jet of metal in a state of superplasticity that can punch through solid …   Wikipedia

  • High explosive incendiary — In warfare, High explosive incendiary (HEI) is a type of ammunition specially designed to pierce armor, fragment, and ignite readily combustible materials.High Explosive Incendiary shells (HEIS) are designed to penetrate the armor of the target… …   Wikipedia

  • high explosive — noun High explosive is used before these nouns: ↑bomb, ↑shell …   Collocations dictionary

  • Shell (projectile) — This article is about the artillery projectile. For the small arms ammunition, see Shotgun shell. Some sectioned shells from the First World War. From left to right: 90 mm fragmentation shell, 120 mm pig iron incendiary shell, 77/14 model 75 mm… …   Wikipedia

  • shell — less, adj. shell like, adj. /shel/, n. 1. a hard outer covering of an animal, as the hard case of a mollusk, or either half of the case of a bivalve mollusk. 2. any of various objects resembling such a covering, as in shape or in being more or… …   Universalium

  • explosive — explosively, adv. explosiveness, n. /ik sploh siv/, adj. 1. tending or serving to explode: an explosive temper; Nitroglycerin is an explosive substance. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of an explosion: explosive violence. 3. likely to lead to… …   Universalium

  • shell — n. 1) to fire a shell at 2) to fuse a shell 3) to lob a shell (our artillery was lobbing shells into enemy positions) 4) an armor piercing; high explosive; hollow charge; incendiary; mortar; smoke shell 5) shells burst * * * [ʃel] high explosive… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • shell — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. bomb, bombard, cannonade, strafe, pepper; shuck, strip, pod, hull. See attack, divestment. n. case; carapace; husk, seashell; bomb, grenade, explosive, shrapnel, torpedo; boat, cockleshell, racing… …   English dictionary for students

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