- an implement that kills weeds by scorching them with a directed flow of flaming gas.
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Contemporary Examples of flame-thrower
One grill turned into a flame-thrower for a 28-year-old woman after the propane hose came loose and sprayed her with flames.Fireworks, Lightning, Riding Lawnmowers and Other Summer Menaces
July 9, 2013
Historical Examples of flame-thrower
And that flame-thrower that had cut down old Riley—how was that worked?
Loah had clung to the flame-thrower; they found it where she had left it up above.
Her own flame-thrower spat a little jet of green; it was the only light.
He packed away the snakeproof pants, disassembled the flame-thrower, picked up the traps by the hole.Cat and Mouse
He stopped, to cross quickly and pick up the flame-thrower as the flame died away.
- a weapon that ejects a stream or spray of burning fluid