jellied gasoline

noun

: napalm

Examples of jellied gasoline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Essentially jellied gasoline, napalm sticks to skin on contact and burns off flesh. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jellied gasoline was in 1944

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“Jellied gasoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jellied%20gasoline. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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