incendiary bomb

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Noun1.incendiary bomb - a bomb that is designed to start firesincendiary bomb - 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
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Simulated in the Stirling and Clackmannan joint authority area during the exercise was the discharge of about 20 tons of high explosive bombs, plus 25 cluster releases of small incendiary bombs and five discharges of gas bombs.
''The architects have gone back to the original designs to work out what the incendiary bomb obliterated and restore it." He added: "I would like to see one of the long galleries used to show the Staffordshire Hoard."
The device was examined and found to be an historic unexploded incendiary bomb component of German origin.
It seems to be an incendiary bomb which was placed on the motorcycle," Bengaluru Police chief Raghavendra H.
One incendiary bomb was dropped on the village policeman's doorstep.
A large incendiary bomb was found in a car parked on Upper Queen Street in the city.
Lot 408 - an original oil painting of Coventry Cathedral in flames, two German incendiary bomb fins, a section of broken Coventry tramway rail and three 19th century parchment scrolls taken from a solicitor's office after it burnt down - sold to a Coventry buyer for PS310.
There was always a lot of incendiary bombs being dropped on the Cargo Fleet works and one morning at 6am, there, sitting in my desk was a big incendiary bomb, luckily it had not got off.
Yesterday a live World War Two incendiary bomb was found in a field near Scremerston, Berwick.
Roland Adams, grandson of the inventor, said: "Fortunately, it bounced off and my dad covered the incendiary bomb with soil when it ended up in the garden."
Having being 'turned' by MI5 agents, the documents stated: 'It was obvious that if the case were to be kept going a faked act of sabotage would have to be committed and the decision was therefore reluctantly made to attempt an explosion in a food store.' An incendiary bomb was placed in a food store, with security in place to ward off strangers.
MORE than 1000 people were evacuated from their homes late last night amid fears a gas cylinder could have exploded with the force of an incendiary bomb.