Translation of napalm in Spanish:


napalm, n.

Pronunciation /ˈneɪˌpɑ(l)m/ /ˈneɪpɑːm/

Definition of napalm in Spanish


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    napalm masculine
    • I remember me and my mates nearly burning my shed down making napalm from petrol and soap when I was about 13 or 14.
    • Meanwhile, the prime stocks of precision munitions have been drawn down, and speculation about the future use of cluster bombs and napalm and other vile weapons is being heard.
    • The white supremacist, who amassed a terrifying stockpile of arms and explosives including home-made napalm and shotguns, has been jailed for 11 years.
    • It has been alleged in the course of the raids that chemical weapons and napalm bombs were also used.
    • We expended almost two million tons of bombs, rockets, napalm, and so forth against the trail and lost far too many men.
    • If they got any human readings, they would call in the attack bombers, which would drop napalm, for total destruction.
    • A major problem with a weapon like napalm, dropped from a great height on those who are thought to be soldiers, is that there is great risk of also killing or maiming civilians.
    • He concluded that compared to weapons like napalm, ‘these temporarily disabling gases seem more humane than horrible’.
    • Hand grenades produce nearly as much flame as a flamethrower, and artillery rounds look like a full blown napalm strike when they go off.
    • For sixty-two years, the Navy pummeled the island with millions of pounds of bombs, missiles, depleted-uranium bullets, napalm and Agent Orange.
    • I watched the pilot of the Corsair in front of me drop his napalm bombs.
    • The US has already admitted that it used napalm during the siege.
    • They are using depleted uranium weapons, and may be using napalm.
    • The French military calmly withdrew long enough to launch an air strike that dropped napalm on the exposed Italian troops.
    • Coalition forces have not used napalm - either during operations there, or at any other time.
    • There are at least two separate reports that the Americans are dropping napalm.
    • These were upsetting photos of effects of people burned by napalm and vegetation devastated by Agent Orange.
    • Napalm was used widely against civilians, and most major cities were obliterated.
    • Napalm was dropped indiscriminately, and the US seriously debated dropping nuclear weapons on the North.

transitive verb

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    bombardear con napalm
    • The defenders had been bombed and napalmed by airplanes, shellacked by artillery and doused with poison gas, and they had no ammunition of their own left to fight back.
    • In the foreground, I copied this photo of a girl who'd been napalmed in the war.
    • I heard the marine colonel say: ‘We napalmed those bridges.’
    • ‘We napalmed both those bridge approaches,’ said the Colonel in a recent interview.
    • Are we going to start napalming the country for him or something?
    • A friend said ‘Should've napalmed the lot of 'em.’
    • The police found that the remains found at the 97th Penthouse were napalmed to death.
    • If we were to take this line of reasoning to its logical extreme, the tragedy at My Lai would have been regarded differently in history had a pair of F - 4 fighter-bombers napalmed the village.
    • We flattened North Korea's dams, factories, and cities, and napalmed its forests.
    • I think a genuine concern is raised by people concerning the graphic image of that young girl who had been napalmed.
    • The village was burning because it had been napalmed.
    • First let's remember that nobody is perfect and America itself napalmed civilian villages in Vietnam.
    • Targets, including towns and villages, are indiscriminately bombed and napalmed.
    • There's an image of a girl running after being napalmed.
    • ‘Our Government should napalm whoever was responsible for this,’ said an outraged tourist, who lives six miles from the stricken site.
    • It would go and burn off tracts of native bush - napalm them, actually - so that it could plant pine trees in the name of regional development.
    • The general in charge of the napalming, acknowledged that had the United States lost the war he would most probably have been tried as a war criminal.
    • It was brandished by the anti-war movement to point up the discrepancy between our purported war aims and the grisly realities of napalmed villages and dead Vietnamese civilians.
    • They refused to sign a 1980 UN treaty banning the napalming of civilian targets and are one of the few countries still using such concoctions.
    • In fact, there are a few, such as the napalming of the crestline at the end of the first mission that will take your breath away.