Meaning of “flamethrower” in the English Dictionary

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"flamethrower" in British English

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flamethrowernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfleɪmˌθrəʊ.ər/ us /ˈfleɪmˌθroʊ.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

(Definition of “flamethrower” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)