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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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The Rev James "Jimmy" Arter, a 26-year-old curate serving churches in Swansea's Townhill when attacks crippled the city, describes how he tries to put out incendiaries using sand bags and how homeless people wandered the streets trying to salvage what they can from the rubble of their homes.
These CCAO units were in high demand in the Pacific, where incendiaries were used extensively.
"He said he heard incendiaries sizzling as some dropped in the river alongside him, and had they dropped a few yards away more of the mills may have been damaged."
The following day, July 10, Hyland left the flat with a small rucksack containing the six incendiaries, batteries, a battery holder, tape and gloves.
Karger and various JNF rangers would approach a judge prior to a trial and explain their desire to befriend, rather than alienate, incendiaries. As a result, judges tended to hand down a suspended sentence at first, accompanied by a stern lecture, with the promise that a second offense would incur actual punishment combined with the original suspended sentence.
My father go upstairs incendiaries through the the last time "The Anderson shelter in the back garden could not be used that night as my father, a special constable, had been unable to pump out the accumulated water the Margaret weekend before.
For example, the disabled, arthritic 88-year-old lady next door to us who, with a stirrup pump and buckets of water, put out the fire caused by an explosive incendiary, which crashed through her roof onto the landing; the 13-year-old girl who scrambled over the iron railings (not yet taken for the war effort) of a nearby park and gardens, and extinguished incendiaries by frantically shovelling earth with a seaside wooden spade, knowing that if she did not succeed the fires would guide the German bombers to the surrounding residential area in Cardiff.
(3) Four protocols of the Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) Convention, (4) including an extension of the CCW to all non-international armed conflicts, (5) Protocol III (Incendiaries), (6) Protocol IV (Blinding Lasers), (7) and Protocol V (Explosive Remnants of War (ERW)), (8) were also approved with a reservation and several declarations and understandings.
Originally published in 1963 and translated into English in 1966, The Women Incendiaries: The Inspiring Story of the Women of Paris Commune Who Took Up Arms in the Fight for Liberty and Equality is now in a new paperback edition.
Six days later, Hyland returned to London carrying a rucksack believed to have held the Semtex and incendiaries.
3 St Thomas's Church, Holloway Head, December 17, 1940: A CITY Boot's Pharmacy, Bennetts Hill, October 25, 1940 KEY TO MAPHIGH EXPLOSIVE BOMBS UNDER SIEGE UNEXPLODED BOMBS INCENDIARY BOMBS UNEXPLODED INCENDIARIES t is 70 years since the IGermans bombed Birmingham.