Meaning of “petrol bomb” in the English Dictionary

"petrol bomb" in British English

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petrol bombnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpet.rəl ˌbɒm/ us /ˈpet.rəl ˌbɑːm/ UK

a bottle filled with petrol or other liquid fuel, with a piece of cloth in its top, that is set on fire and thrown:

The rioters were throwing petrol bombs.
verb [ T ] uk /ˈpet.rəl.bɒm/ us /-bɑːm/

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