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torch

noun

1 torch

A light usually carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance.

Roget 388: fuel, firing, combustible.    [solid fuels] coal, wallsend, anthracite, culm, coke, carbon, charcoal, bituminous coal, tar shale; turf, ... show more

Polish: pochodnia



2 torch

Tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches.

synonyms: Aaron's rod, common mullein, flannel mullein, great mullein, Verbascum thapsus, woolly mullein.

Polish: dziewanna drobnokwiatowa

3 torch

A small portable battery-powered electric lamp.

synonym: flashlight.

Roget 423: luminary; light etc. 420; flame etc. (fire) 382.    spark, scintilla; phosphorescence, fluorescence.    sun, orb of day, ... show more

Dutch: fakkel, zaklamp
Polish: latarka

4 torch

A burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame.

synonyms: blowlamp, blowtorch.

Dutch: fakkel, soldeerlamp, steekvlam

verb

1 torch

Burn maliciously, as by arson.


Moby thesaurus: acetylene welder, angle, arsonist, bait the hook, bank, blast lamp, blowpipe, blowtorch, bob, brand, burn, burner, butane lighter, candle, cigarette lighter, clam, conflagrate, cresset, dap, dib ... show more.

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