Incendiary shell
Incendiary In*cen"di*a*ry, a. [L. incendiarius, fr. incendium a fire, conflagration: cf. F. incendiaire. See {Incense} to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to incendiarism, or the malicious burning of valuable property; as, incendiary material; as incendiary crime. [1913 Webster]

2. Tending to excite or inflame factions, sedition, or quarrel; inflammatory; seditious. --Paley. [1913 Webster]

{Incendiary device}, a device designed to set a structure on fire; a firebomb.

{Incendiary shell}, a bombshell. See {Carcass}, 4. [1913 Webster]


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  • incendiary shell — shell which ignites and starts a fire in the place where it hits …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Incendiary ammunition — contains a compound that burns rapidly and causes fires.cite web|url=http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/munitions/bullets.htm|title=Bullets for Beginners|publisher=GlobalSecurity.org|accessdate=2008 04 11] World WarsOne of the first… …   Wikipedia

  • Incendiary — In*cen di*a*ry, a. [L. incendiarius, fr. incendium a fire, conflagration: cf. F. incendiaire. See {Incense} to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to incendiarism, or the malicious burning of valuable property; as, incendiary material;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Incendiary device — Incendiary In*cen di*a*ry, a. [L. incendiarius, fr. incendium a fire, conflagration: cf. F. incendiaire. See {Incense} to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to incendiarism, or the malicious burning of valuable property; as, incendiary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shell (projectile) — This article is about the artillery projectile. For the small arms ammunition, see Shotgun shell. Some sectioned shells from the First World War. From left to right: 90 mm fragmentation shell, 120 mm pig iron incendiary shell, 77/14 model 75 mm… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   Aviation dictionary

  • shell — n. 1) to fire a shell at 2) to fuse a shell 3) to lob a shell (our artillery was lobbing shells into enemy positions) 4) an armor piercing; high explosive; hollow charge; incendiary; mortar; smoke shell 5) shells burst * * * [ʃel] high explosive… …   Combinatory dictionary

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