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English definition of “flamethrower”

flamethrower

noun [C]     /ˈfleɪmˌθrəʊ.ər/ US  /-ˌθroʊ.ɚ/
a device that produces a stream of burning liquid and is used for military purposes or for removing plants from an area of wild land Handguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weapons
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