How does a Artillery Shell Work?

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An artillery shell is basically a shell packed full of explosives. In the most basic artillery shell there's fuse in the nose of the shell. When the shell hits something it activates the fuse and the shell explodes. You can find more information here: en.wikipedia.org
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The projectiles used in large military guns.
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The object loaded into and fired by a big gun. Technically the "shell" is the metal casing left behind after the projectile bit has been fired off.
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