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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.
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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)]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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
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Translations
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napalm

[ˈneɪpɑːm] Nnapalm m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

napalm

[ˈneɪpɑːm] nnapalm m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

napalm

nNapalm® nt
vtmit Napalm bewerfen

napalm

:
napalm bomb
nNapalmbombe f
napalm bombing
nAbwurf mvon Napalmbomben
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

napalm

[ˈneɪpɑːm] nnapalm m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

napalm

(ˈneipaːm) noun
petrol in a jelly-like form, used in bombs to cause fire.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

napalm

n napalm m
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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