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  Definition of torch
  1. a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame
  2. a small portable battery-powered electric lamp
  3. a light carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance
  4. tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
  5. burn maliciously, as by arson; "The madman torched the barns"
Similar Words: blowtorch, blowlamp, flashlight, common mullein, great mullein, Aaron's rod, flannel mullein, woolly mullein, Verbascum thapsus

 

Hyponyms: oxyacetylene torch, penlight, flambeau

 

Derivational Morphology: blowtorch, blowlamp

 

 
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