napalm

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Formed from na(phthenic) palm(itic) acid, the two original components of the substance.

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Noun[edit]

napalm (uncountable)

  1. A highly flammable, viscous substance, (designed to stick to the body while burning), used in warfare as an incendiary especially in wooded areas.

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Verb[edit]

napalm (third-person singular simple present napalms, present participle napalming, simple past and past participle napalmed)

  1. (transitive) To spray or attack an area using such substance.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English napalm.

Noun[edit]

napalm

  1. napalm

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English napalm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nǎpalm/
  • Hyphenation: na‧palm

Noun[edit]

nàpalm m (Cyrillic spelling на̀палм)

  1. napalm

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