noun. ['ˈneɪpɑːm'] gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps; highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flamethrowers.
1. Noun, singular or mass Originally, napalm was a powdered aluminum soap created from naphthalene and palmitate.
1. Ms. Wormwood: Calvin, can you tell us what Lewis and Clark did? Calvin: No, but I can recite the secret superhero origin of each member of Captain Napalm's Thermonuclear League of Liberty. Ms. Wormwood: See me after class, Calvin. Calvin: [retrospectively] I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information. - Bill Watterson