torchlight


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torchlight

(ˈtɔːtʃlaɪt)
n
1.
a. the light produced by a torch or torches
b. (as modifier): a torchlight procession.
2. (as modifier): a torchlight procession.

torch•light

(ˈtɔrtʃˌlaɪt)

n.
the light of a torch or torches.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.torchlight - light from a torch or torchestorchlight - light from a torch or torches  
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
Translations
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torchlight

[ˈtɔːtʃlaɪt]
A. N (flaming) → luz f de antorcha; (electric) → luz f de linterna
B. CPD torchlight procession Ndesfile m con antorchas

torchlight

[ˈtɔːrtʃlaɪt]
n
by torchlight → à la lumière de lampes de poche
modif [procession, demonstration, parade] → aux flambeaux

torchlight

nLicht ntder Fackel/Taschenlampe

torchlight

[ˈtɔːtʃˌlaɪt] n by torchlightal lume di una fiaccola
torchlight procession → fiaccolata
References in classic literature ?
And that the soldiers lighted torches, and put the two in the centre, and that we went on to see the last of them, over the black marshes, with the torchlight shining on their faces - I am particular about that; with the torchlight shining on their faces, when there was an outer ring of dark night all about us?
A stone, set like a pommel, in the end of the dagger's handle, flashed in the torchlight, as he turned on me, like a gleam of fire.
So in Nicolete's bower it illuminated with strange radiancy the dainty disorder of deserted lunch, made prisms out of the wine-glasses, painted the white cloth with wedge-shaped rainbows, and flooded the cavernous interiors of the half-eaten fowl with a pathetic yellow torchlight.
They both looked long, while the torchlight flared on them, on the walls of the cave, and the broad blade of Groan-Maker, and from around rose the sounds of the fray.
About half-way down the slope to the stockade, they were collected in a group; one held the light, another was on his knees in their midst, and I saw the blade of an open knife shine in his hand with varying colours in the moon and torchlight.
Her red- gold hair gleamed and glittered with jewels under the flickering torchlight.
The faces in the torchlight were like those of people overborne with hurry and panic; and though none spoke above his breath, their speech sounded both anxious and angry.
Why, we could work with a torchlight procession if we wanted to, I believe.
By the torchlight Dantes saw the glittering sabres and carbines of four gendarmes.
This was what she said, and we assented; whereon we could see her working on her great web all day long, but at night she would unpick the stitches again by torchlight.
How much more agreeable is lamplight or torchlight, more particularly when reflected from diamonds
And I've always noticed this peculiarity about a dead barkeeper - he not only expects all hands to turn out when he arrives, but he expects to be received with a torchlight procession.