Shrapnel


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Shrapnel

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for loose coins in one's pocket.
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Two years after the incident, Lisa revealed she will have to undergo further operations to repair damage caused to the inside of her nose from shrapnel which has left her unable to breathe properly through her left nostril.
Doctors later told him they could remove the shrapnel, but he refused.
Gender Shrapnel in the Academic Workplace is an extraordinary roadmap for understanding why social justice must be at the heart of our institutions of higher education.
Part I provides a methodological framework and relies heavily on narratives from females who have experienced gender shrapnel. These stories are from friends and colleges, "primarily from the education field, but also business, law, medicine, and politics" (11).
Mohammed Tawfiq al-Jamal (26), who sustained a shrapnel wound to the left arm;
A seriously wounded soldier underwent surgery to remove shrapnel that have hit different parts of his body and caused a fracture in the spine, while the rest of the injured suffered mere scratches and bruises.
MISSILE shrapnel is pulled from the forehead of a newborn baby who had been injured in her mother's womb in shocking video footage.
Over 3,000 refugees are currently at the Greece-Macedonia border, with the staff from the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) aid organization treating some for shrapnel wounds, the organization said Friday.
Will Chamberlain, who came from Shepreth, Cambridgeshire, was hit by shrapnel at Trones Wood in July 1916 and lost his right leg.
I was hit a second time, with shrapnel in my right hip.
Many of those injured sustained shrapnel wounds in different parts of their bodies, particularly on their feet and lower respiratory parts.
He said: "They told everybody to get back into the sand dunes in case of shrapnel. They counted down from 10 and there was a dull thud.