from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A portable burner for mixing gas and oxygen to produce a very hot flame, used for soldering, welding, and glass blowing.
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- n. A tool which projects a controlled stream of a highly flammable gas over a spark in order to produce a controlled flame.
- v. To apply a blowtorch to something.
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- n. a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame
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The window was a blur of red and he could see a thin blowtorch of flame from one edge.
Actually, having your face slowly burned off your head with a blowtorch is the worst feeling ever.
Warrants were issued for the mens 'arrests based on one specific incident but police believe that the blowtorch was the "main act of discipline used" on the boy, who has recovered physically and is currently in protective custody, Putnam said.
"They're always fun to eat and even more fun to point out to any new diners that a chef with a blowtorch is a good reason to tip well."
For example, a blowtorch is a tool used by builders, contractors and pipe fitters to do their jobs.
A blowtorch is a stick tool used by all hockey teams, and while it has many uses, players mostly use them to adjust the curve of their blades.
Although the object was described as a blowtorch I was not certain what its use would have been, or how it would work.
HANOVERTON, Ohio — People miles away reported hearing a "blowtorch" sound and could see a glow in the sky from a gas pipeline explosion that shook residents in eastern Ohio, an official said Friday.
HANOVERTON, Ohio mdash; People miles away reported hearing a "blowtorch" sound and could see a glow in the sky from a gas pipeline explosion that...
The most primitive kind of blowtorch, an oil lamp with a bellows, would smooth it off.