Definition of Flamethrower

1. Noun. A weapon that squirts ignited fuel for several yards.

Generic synonyms: Arm, Weapon, Weapon System



Definition of Flamethrower

1. Noun. A device that projects a flame for starting fires, it may also project additional fuel to help ignition. Used either as a weapon or a tool. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flamethrower

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flamethrower

flamencolike
flamencos
flamens
flameout
flameouts
flameproof
flameproofed
flameproofer
flameproofers
flameproofing
flameproofs
flamer
flamers
flames
flames out
flamethrower (current term)
flamethrowers
flamethrowing
flamewar
flamewars
flamfew
flamfews
flamier
flamiest
flamineous
flamines
flaming(a)
flaming Nora
flaming out

Literary usage of Flamethrower

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1. Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan by Lester W. Grau (1996)
"The 2nd Motorized Rifle Battalion, reinforced with a flamethrower squad, air assaults into the Kuchi, ..."

2. Terrorist Group Profiles (1993)
"September 1984 — Attacked the Liberal Democratic Party headquarters with a truck-mounted flamethrower and exploded a time bomb near the Israeli Embassy. ..."

3. Handbook On Soviet Ground Forcesby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"This is a manpack flamethrower with three upright cylinders and a bipod- mounted ... There is also a static-type flamethrower (FO) in more limited use, ..."

4. Across the Reef: The Marine Assault of Tarawa by Joseph H. Alexander (1996)
"The Marines believed that, with The backpack flamethrower won universal acclaim from the Marines on Betio. Each battalion commander recommended increases in ..."

5. Liberation: Marines in the Recapture of Guam by Cyril J. OBrien (1996)
"... Department of Defense Photo (USMC) 88153 A Marine uses a flamethrower on a Japanese-occupied pillbox on what had been the Marine golf course on Guam, ..."

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