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incendiary

1. of or relating to the illegal burning of property, goods, etc.
2. tending to create strife, violence, etc.; inflammatory
3. (of a substance) capable of catching fire, causing fires, or burning readily
4. a person who illegally sets fire to property, goods, etc.; arsonist
5. (esp formerly) a person who stirs up civil strife, violence, etc., for political reasons; agitator
6. an incendiary substance, such as phosphorus

incendiary

[in′sen·dē‚er·ē]
(ordnance)
Ammunition equipped so that an incendiary effect at the target occurs.

incendiary

Any chemical agent designed to cause combustion, used especially as a filling for certain bombs, shells, bullets, or the like. Also short for incendiary bomb or incendiary shell. See also napalm.
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We are concerned about the reports of the use of incendiary weapons in Aleppo, Syria," U.
Russia is party to a United Nations protocol that bans the use of air-dropped incendiary munitions onto areas that have concentrations of civilians; the Syrian government, however, is not.
Indeed, aircraft "restored incendiary weapons to their medieval pride of place" (p.
It is also alleged he instructed another, "When I give the order I want you to kill a soldier" and encouraged another to buy components to make an incendiary explosive device.
Human Rights Watch has published a report entitled Incendiary Weapons: Recent Use and Growing Opposition, Dolgov said, Itar-Tass reported.
Amendments to the Criminal Code suppose introduction of criminal penalties for illegal purchase, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of incendiary weapons, as well as for their illegal manufacture or repair.
Pamatong, a would-be Presidential candidate, reportedly has ties with three arrested men early Monday morning at the Naia Terminal 3 and confiscated improvised incendiary devices that were intended to be detonated to express their disgust against the government's soft stand against China.
The social media, which enables reaching out quickly to a large number of people, has to be incessantly monitored for any incendiary messages," he said.
Incendiary was right at the other end of the betting scale on that occasion as he went off a 33-1 but he showed a nice turn of pace to pull two lengths clear of some well-fancied rivals.
Incendiary was right at the other end of the betting scale on that occasion as he went off at 33-1 but he showed a nice turn of pace to pull two lengths clear of some well-fancied rivals.
Regarding the whereabouts of the said incident, the CID general director stated that as the security patrol car was parked at Sitra entrance, they were taken by a surprise attack from rioters and saboteurs who threw incendiary Molotov bombs at them which compelled the patrol car driver to maneuver the vehicle which was already set afire and owing to the total lack of visibility, the car crashed into a perimeter wall of a house that was under construction.
were charged with throwing, launching, or secreting an incendiary device; willfully discharging or exploding an incendiary device; willfully and maliciously vandalizing property; disorderly conduct; and disturbing the peace, police said.