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A bomb used to start a fire; an incendiary bomb.
v. fire·bombed, fire·bomb·ing, fire·bombs
To attack (a target) with a firebomb.
To launch an attack against a target, using a firebomb.
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(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) another name for incendiary6
(tr) to attack with incendiary bombs
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1. an explosive device with incendiary effects.v.t.
2. to attack with firebombs.
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|Noun||1.||firebomb - a bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel)|
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
|Verb||1.||firebomb - attack with incendiary bombs; "The rioters fire-bombed the stores"|
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