Definition of Flamethrowers

1. Noun. (plural of flamethrower) ¹



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Definition of Flamethrowers

1. flamethrower [n] - See also: flamethrower

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flamethrowers

flamencos
flamens
flameout
flameouts
flameproof
flameproofed
flameproofer
flameproofers
flameproofing
flameproofs
flamer
flamers
flames
flames out
flamethrower
flamethrowers (current term)
flamethrowing
flamewar
flamewars
flamfew
flamfews
flamier
flamiest
flamineous
flamines
flaming(a)
flaming Nora
flaming out
flaming poppy

Literary usage of Flamethrowers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Across the Reef: The Marine Assault of Tarawa by Joseph H. Alexander (1996)
"Critically, they had no flamethrowers or demolitions. ... "I was convinced that without flamethrowers or explosives to clean them out we had to pull back ..."

2. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"Grenades that were as deadly as shells were used, and flamethrowers turned darkness into a hell of agony and fire. ..."

3. General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War by George C. Kenney (1997)
"The flamethrowers and the hand grenades finished the job. The *P-38s wound up the year with their second show. Eleven of them were escorting our bombers in ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1919)
"In this confined space grenades are as mortal as shells, and flamethrowers turn the underground darkness into a hell of agony and fire. ..."

5. Guide to U.S. Army Museums by R. Cody Phillips (1997)
"From World War II, there are smoke generators, flamethrowers, chemical projectiles, and decontamination materials. Included among these exhibitions are ..."

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