from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A portable burner for mixing gas and oxygen to produce a very hot flame, used for soldering, welding, and glass blowing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A tool which projects a controlled stream of a highly flammable gas over a spark in order to produce a controlled flame.
  • verb To apply a blowtorch to something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame


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