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Definition of napalm noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

napalm

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈneɪpɑːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈneɪpɑːm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a substance like jelly, made from petrol/gas, that burns and is used in making bombs Word Origin 1940s: from na(phthenic) and palm(itic acid).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: napalm