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Definitions of napalm in various dictionaries:
noun - gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps
An aluminum soap of various fatty acids that when mixed with gasoline makes a firm jelly used in some bombs and in flamethrowers.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Smell in 'Apocalypse Now'|
|Fire bomb substance|
|Incendiary fuel in 'Apocalypse Now'|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|I'm the substance that "Apocalypse Now"'s Robert Duvall loves the smell of "in the morning"|
|I love the smell of this incendiary jelly-like substance in the morning!|
|This incendiary substance of gelled gasoline was used extensively in Vietnam|
|This powder used to thicken gasoline was introduced in WWII|
|A combination of napthenic & palmitic acids resulting in a flammable substance|
|It's what Robert Duvall's Col. Kilgore loves the smell of in the morning because it "smells like victory"|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a highly flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flame-throwers, consisting of petrol thickened with special soaps.|
|gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flame throwers|
|a substance containing petrol that burns strongly and is used in bombs, especially to destroy areas of plants so that enemy soldiers cannot hide|
|A highly flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flame-throwers, consisting of petrol thickened with special soaps.|
|Attack with bombs containing napalm.|
|An aluminum soap of various fatty acids that when mixed with gasoline makes a firm jelly used in some bombs and in flamethrowers.|
|An incendiary mixture of polystyrene, benzene, and gasoline.|
Napalm is a mixture of a gelling agent and either gasoline (petrol) or a similar fuel. It was initially used as an incendiary device against buildings and later primarily as an anti-personnel weapon, as it sticks to skin and causes severe burns when on fire. Napalm was developed in 1942 in a secret laboratory at Harvard University, by a team led by chemist Louis Fieser under the United States Chemical Warfare Service. Its first recorded use was in the European theatre of war during World War II. It was used extensively by the US in incendiary attacks on Japanese cities in World War II as well as during the Korean War and Vietnam War as well Iraq War and War in Afghanistan.|
* "Napalm" is a portmanteau of the names of two of the constituents of the thickening and gelling agent: co-precipitated aluminium salts of naphthenic and palmitic acids. Napalm B is the more modern version of napalm and, although distinctly different in its chemical composition, is often referred to simply as "napalm"