na·palm / ˈnāpä(l)m/ • n. a highly flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flamethrowers, consisting of gasoline thickened with special soaps.• v. [tr.] attack with bombs containing napalm.
napalm a highly flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flame-throwers, consisting of petrol thickened with special soaps; the use of napalm is associated particularly with the Vietnam War.
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