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na·palm

 (nā′päm′)
n.
1.
a. An aluminum soap of various fatty acids that when mixed with gasoline makes a firm jelly used in some bombs and in flamethrowers.
b. This jelly.
2. An incendiary mixture of gasoline or other petroleum fuel and a thickener or gel-forming agent.

[na(phthenate), salt of naphthenic acid (from naphthene) + palm(itate).]

na′palm′ v.

napalm

(ˈneɪpɑːm; ˈnæ-)
n
1. (Military) a thick and highly incendiary liquid, usually consisting of petrol gelled with aluminium soaps, used in firebombs, flame-throwers, etc
2. (Elements & Compounds) a thick and highly incendiary liquid, usually consisting of petrol gelled with aluminium soaps, used in firebombs, flame-throwers, etc
vb
(Military) (tr) to attack with napalm
[C20: from na(phthene) + palm(itate)]

na•palm

(ˈneɪ pɑm)
n.
1. a highly incendiary jellylike substance used in fire bombs, flamethrowers, etc.
v.t.
2. to bomb or attack with napalm.
[1940–45; na (phthene) + palm(itate) a salt of palmitic acid]

napalm

1. Powdered aluminum soap or similar compound used to gelatinize oil or gasoline for use in napalm bombs or flame throwers.
2. The resultant gelatinized substance.

napalm


Past participle: napalmed
Gerund: napalming

Imperative
napalm
napalm
Present
I napalm
you napalm
he/she/it napalms
we napalm
you napalm
they napalm
Preterite
I napalmed
you napalmed
he/she/it napalmed
we napalmed
you napalmed
they napalmed
Present Continuous
I am napalming
you are napalming
he/she/it is napalming
we are napalming
you are napalming
they are napalming
Present Perfect
I have napalmed
you have napalmed
he/she/it has napalmed
we have napalmed
you have napalmed
they have napalmed
Past Continuous
I was napalming
you were napalming
he/she/it was napalming
we were napalming
you were napalming
they were napalming
Past Perfect
I had napalmed
you had napalmed
he/she/it had napalmed
we had napalmed
you had napalmed
they had napalmed
Future
I will napalm
you will napalm
he/she/it will napalm
we will napalm
you will napalm
they will napalm
Future Perfect
I will have napalmed
you will have napalmed
he/she/it will have napalmed
we will have napalmed
you will have napalmed
they will have napalmed
Future Continuous
I will be napalming
you will be napalming
he/she/it will be napalming
we will be napalming
you will be napalming
they will be napalming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been napalming
you have been napalming
he/she/it has been napalming
we have been napalming
you have been napalming
they have been napalming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been napalming
you will have been napalming
he/she/it will have been napalming
we will have been napalming
you will have been napalming
they will have been napalming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been napalming
you had been napalming
he/she/it had been napalming
we had been napalming
you had been napalming
they had been napalming
Conditional
I would napalm
you would napalm
he/she/it would napalm
we would napalm
you would napalm
they would napalm
Past Conditional
I would have napalmed
you would have napalmed
he/she/it would have napalmed
we would have napalmed
you would have napalmed
they would have napalmed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.napalm - gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps; highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flamethrowers
gasolene, gasoline, petrol, gas - a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
Translations
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napalm

(ˈneipaːm) noun
petrol in a jelly-like form, used in bombs to cause fire.

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