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torch

torch

 
pronunciation:
torch
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a stick or rod with a burning material on one end that is lit and carried for light.
 
similar words:
light
definition 2: a tool that produces a very hot flame for working with glass or metal.
The police used a torch to cut through the metal door.
definition 3: the British word for a small lamp or light that is held in the hand and powered by batteries. Torch has the same meaning as flashlight.
 
derivation: torchlike (adj.)
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