flamethrower

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noun flame·throw·er \ˈflām-ˌthrō-ər\

Definition of flamethrower

  1. 1 :  a device that expels from a nozzle a burning stream of liquid or semiliquid fuel under pressure

  2. 2 :  a pitcher who throws hard :  a fastball pitcher

1917

First Known Use of flamethrower

1917


FLAMETHROWER Defined for English Language Learners

flamethrower

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noun flame·throw·er \ˈflām-ˌthrō-ər\

Definition of flamethrower for English Language Learners

  • : a weapon that shoots a stream of burning liquid

  • baseball : a pitcher who throws the ball very fast : a fastball pitcher


FLAMETHROWER Defined for Kids

flamethrower

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noun flame·throw·er \ˈflām-ˌthrō-ər\

Definition of flamethrower for Students

  1. :  a weapon that shoots a burning stream of fuel



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