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Shrapnel

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for loose coins in one's pocket.
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In contrast to gastropods where many shells were intact after ingestion, unionid mussels were masticated and crashed to the point where only small shell fragments remained in the gut.
An artillery shell fragment, pocketknife, percussion caps, and friction primers (recovered from the monument site during construction of the memorial) were also enclosed as reminders of what had occurred there in 1863.
As a result, we welcomed this annual exhibition to showcase equipment such as Loma's exciting X5c X-ray system which is ideal for detecting contaminants such as bones, shell fragments and grit in both fresh and processed fish products.
Oyster shell fragments, on the other hand, had a very low ratio; that is, a bulk volume of shell fragments had much less void volume than the other material types.
The official War Diary for his regiment states that on July 9 Edward's part of the line came under heavy bombardment and he was struck in the leg and head by shell fragments. On July 12 the army sent a telegram to his parents saying he was gravely ill, then the following day he died from his wounds at the Red Cross Hospital at Etaples, on the coast south of Bouglogne-sur-Mer.
APPEARANCE: While some are comfortable with white Fish'n Strips, others like Jacksonville's Dave Gil swear by the bright orange pieces, which stand out like a beacon amid the grays and browns of sand and shell fragments in the surf.
By the time they arrive at Packopale (via a refrigerated tunnel from Norfrigo, the associated company next door) they will therefore be largely free of shell fragments and of grit from the sea floor.
I think I'm so taken with these shell fragments because they remind me of people, broken but beautiful.
Polychaetes, shell fragments, copepods and fish fragments were more frequent in the intestine.
But on the far side of the island lies the wonderful Shell Beach, a long, thin stretch of white sand and tiny shell fragments.
E[currency]ANLIURFA (CyHAN)- With the holes and other damage caused by bullets and shell fragments to its buildings, Ceylanpynar, a town on the Syrian border, by all appearances is one in the middle of an armed conflict.
Shelly laminae represents a condition of low sediment supply [25] due to the dense compacted shell fragments (Figure 4(a)); however, the rapid accumulation at the scale of such laminae should be considered [26] especially with the abundance of fossil material.