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blow·torch

 (blō′tôrch′)
n.
A portable burner for mixing gas and oxygen to produce a very hot flame, used for soldering, welding, and glass blowing.

blowtorch

(ˈbləʊˌtɔːtʃ)
n
(Tools) a small burner that produces a very hot flame, used to remove old paint, melt soft metal, etc

blow•torch

(ˈbloʊˌtɔrtʃ)
n.
1. a small portable apparatus that gives an extremely hot gasoline flame intensified by a blast.
v.t.
2. to weld, burn, or ignite with or as if with a blowtorch.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blowtorch - a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flameblowtorch - a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame
burner - an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse); "a diesel engine is an oil burner"
oxyacetylene torch - a blowtorch that burns oxyacetylene
Translations

blowtorch

[ˈbləʊtɔːtʃ] Nsoplete m

blowtorch

[ˈbləʊtɔːrtʃ] nchalumeau mblow-up
n
(= enlargement) → agrandissement m
(= argument) → engueulade f
adj [mattress, toy] → gonflable
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