- used against enemy personnel rather than against mechanized vehicles, matériel, etc.: antipersonnel bombs.
Origin of antipersonnel
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Examples from the Web for antipersonnel
It was their antipersonnel sound-cannon, which meant that Lester was around here somewhere.
Hilda was in the slam in Madison, and who the hell knew what the antipersonnel stuff the Madison cops used had done to her.
- (of weapons, etc) designed to cause casualties to personnel rather than to destroy equipment or defencesAbbreviation: AP
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