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Spell Check of shrapnel

Correct spelling: shrapnel

Common misspellings for shrapnel:

  • shrapnal (36%)
  • sharpnel (13%)
  • shrapenal (11%)
  • shrapnell (11%)
  • schrapnel (7%)
  • sharapnel (4%)
  • shrapenel (4%)
  • scrapnel (4%)
  • shrappnel (4%)
  • shrap (4%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for shrapnel:

  1. The carcasses of these poor beasts lay about as they had been hit by shrapnel or shell splinters, and down one track came a living horse less lucky than these, bleeding badly from its wounds and ambling slowly with drooping head and glazed eyes. "From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917" , Philip Gibbs.

Quotes for shrapnel:

  1. When we got down from the ambulances there were sharp cracks about us as bursts of shrapnel splashed down upon the Town Hall square. Dead soldiers lay outside and I glanced at them coldly. We were in search of the living. - Philip Gibbs
  2. Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads. - Fritz Kreisler
  3. Suddenly, at about ten o'clock, a dull thud sounded somewhere far away from us, and simultaneously we saw a small white round cloud about half a mile ahead of us where the shrapnel had exploded. The battle had begun. - Fritz Kreisler
  4. The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings. - George Santayana
  5. Hats divide generally into three classes: offensive hats, defensive hats, and shrapnel. - Katharine Whitehorn