1 involving deliberate burning of property; "an incendiary fire"
2 arousing to action or rebellion [syn: incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditious]
3 capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily; "an incendiary agent"; "incendiary bombs"
2 a bomb that is designed to start fires; are most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel) [syn: incendiary bomb, firebomb]
- (RP): ĭnsĕn'dĭərē, /ɪnˈsɛndɪəri/, /In"sEndI@ri/
- (US): ĭnsĕn´dĭĕ'rē, /ɪnˈsɛndɪˌɛri/, /In"sEndI%Eri/
Inflammatory, emotionally charged
- Something capable of causing fire, particularly a weapon.
- The military used incendiaries to destroy the building, fortunately the fire didn't spread.
Incendiary, meaning "capable of causing fire", may refer to:
See also arson
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