Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A bomb used to start a fire; an incendiary bomb.
  • intransitive verb To attack (a target) with a firebomb.
  • intransitive verb To launch an attack against a target, using a firebomb.

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  • noun A weapon that causes fire, an incendiary weapon.
  • verb transitive To attack with a firebomb.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel)
  • verb attack with incendiary bombs

Etymologies

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fire +‎ bomb

Examples

  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Police yesterday detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout in the district of Keratsini, near the port of Piraeus.

    The Guardian World News

  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout.

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  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout.

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  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout in the district of Keratsini, near the port of Piraeus.

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  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout in the district of Keratsini, near the port of Piraeus.

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  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout in the district of Keratsini, near the port of Piraeus.

    WBAY Action 2 News

  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout in the district of Keratsini, near the port of Piraeus.

    WBAY Action 2 News

  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout in the district of Keratsini, near the port of Piraeus.

    WBAY Action 2 News

  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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