[ fleym-throh-er ]
/ ˈfleɪmˌθroʊ ər /
a weapon, either mounted or portable, that sprays ignited incendiary fuel for some distance.
Agriculture. flame cultivator.
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Example sentences from the Web for flamethrower
For those of you unfamiliar, this is the magical equivalent of a flamethrower that also launches grenades filled with acid.
Instead of water, the hoses could spit fire like a flamethrower.A Thought For Tomorrow|Robert E. Gilbert
British Dictionary definitions for flamethrower
a weapon that ejects a stream or spray of burning fluid
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