napalm

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈneɪ.pɑːm/
  • SAMPA: /"neI.pA:m/
  • Hyphenation: na‧palm

Noun[change]

Singular
napalm

Plural
none

An exploding napalm bomb
  1. (uncountable) A very flammable, thick liquid that is made to stick to things while burning; napalm is used during war to cause a lot of death and destruction, especially in wooded areas.
    The soldiers dropped napalm on the enemy to destroy their camp.


Verb[change]

Plain form
napalm

Third-person singular
napalms

Past tense
napalmed

Past participle
napalmed

Present participle
napalming

  1. (transitive) To spray or attack an area with napalm.
    The soldiers napalmed the enemy to destroy their camp.