from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A weapon that projects ignited incendiary fuel, such as napalm, in a steady stream.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device that projects a flame for starting fires, it may also project additional fuel to help ignition. Used either as a weapon or a tool.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a weapon that squirts ignited liquid or gelatinous fuel for several yards.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a weapon that squirts ignited fuel for several yards
According to baseball slang, a pitcher who throws with velocity in the mid to upper 90s is known as a "flamethrower" or a "fireballer."
To the Japanese and Okinawans, the flamethrower was the most terrifying weapon in the American arsenal.
Nor may a man own a flamethrower, which is an indiscriminate weapon inappropriate for self-defense.
By the way, grabbing the flamethrower is a very exciting thing.
This is a genre game for those who think grabbing a flamethrower is a very exciting thing.
The flamethrower is a short range weapon that … well … uh … throws flames … and it sets enemies on fire for those of us who find burning enemies to death to be funny.
The barbarian class utilizes frenzy instead of mana and features abilities such as the power to transform into a giant, powerful beast; the witchdoctor can summon everything from firebats described as a flamethrower with bats in it to creatures that can turn enemies into chickens; the wizard can slow down time, coat its skin with protective diamonds, and even has an alternate form; the monk is powered by spirit and features a wide array of martial arts moves; and the long-range demon hunter gets its power from both hatred and discipline, which aid both offensive and defensive abilities.
To meet criterion 3, they built a device-dubbed the Flammenwerfer ( "flamethrower") - that sprayed iron particles through a heated ring.
Flammenwerfer ( "flamethrower") - that sprayed iron particles through a heated ring.
Which is usually harmless fun, except this time the flame blew black into the bottle, turning it into a "flamethrower," according to Sclafani's lawyer.