napalm Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “napalm” in the English Dictionary

"napalm" in British English

See all translations

napalmnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈneɪ.pɑːm/
a ​substancecontainingpetrol that ​burnsstrongly and is used in ​bombs, ​especially to ​destroyareas of ​plants so that ​enemysoldiers cannot ​hide
(Definition of napalm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “napalm”
in Spanish napalm…
in Vietnamese napan…
in Malaysian bahan bakar berupa cecair dalam bentuk jeli…
in Thai สารคล้ายวุ้นซึ่งติดไฟง่าย…
in French napalm…
in German das Napalm…
in Chinese (Simplified) (炸弹中使用的)凝固汽油…
in Indonesian napalm…
in Chinese (Traditional) (炸彈中使用的)凝固汽油…
What is the pronunciation of napalm?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“napalm” in British English

Word of the Day


to get knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More