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English definition of “flamethrower”

flamethrower

noun [C] uk   /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
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