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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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.

Translations[edit]

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

Declension[edit]

Inflection of napalm (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative napalm napalmit
genitive napalmin napalmien
partitive napalmia napalmeja
illative napalmiin napalmeihin
singular plural
nominative napalm napalmit
accusative nom.? napalm napalmit
gen. napalmin
genitive napalmin napalmien
partitive napalmia napalmeja
inessive napalmissa napalmeissa
elative napalmista napalmeista
illative napalmiin napalmeihin
adessive napalmilla napalmeilla
ablative napalmilta napalmeilta
allative napalmille napalmeille
essive napalmina napalmeina
translative napalmiksi napalmeiksi
instructive napalmein
abessive napalmitta napalmeitta
comitative napalmeineen

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

napalm m (plural napalms)

  1. napalm (inflammable, viscous substance used in warfare)

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

Declension[edit]