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petrol bombnoun [C]

uk   us   UK
a ​bottlefilled with ​petrol or other ​liquidfuel, with a ​piece of ​cloth in ​itstop, that is set on ​fire and ​thrown: The rioters were ​throwingpetrolbombs.
petrol-bomb
verb [T] uk   /ˈpet.rəl.bɒm/  us   /-bɑːm/
(Definition of petrol bomb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “petrol bomb”
in Arabic زُجاجة مولوتوف…
in Korean 화염병…
in Portuguese coquetel Molotov…
in Catalan còctel Molotov…
in Japanese 火炎びん, ガソリン爆弾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汽油弹,燃烧弹…
in Chinese (Traditional) 汽油彈,燃燒彈…
in Italian bomba incendiaria…
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