[ an-tee-pur-suh-nel, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˌpɜr səˈnɛl, ˌæn taɪ- /
used against enemy personnel rather than against mechanized vehicles, matériel, etc.: antipersonnel bombs.
- antiperistaltic anastomosis,
- antipernicious anemia factor,
Origin of antipersonnel
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Examples from the Web for antipersonnel
Hilda was in the slam in Madison, and who the hell knew what the antipersonnel stuff the Madison cops used had done to her.
It was their antipersonnel sound-cannon, which meant that Lester was around here somewhere.
/ (ˌæntɪˌpɜːsəˈnɛl) /
(of weapons, etc) designed to cause casualties to personnel rather than to destroy equipment or defencesAbbreviation: AP
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