acetylene torch

noun

Definition of acetylene torch

:oxyacetylene blowpipe
  • Workers with acetylene torches and a beastly contraption called the “dinosaur” are chewing quickly through the rusting old railroad tunnel that held up part of Tucker Boulevard downtown for almost 80 years.
  • —Tim O’NeilSt. Louis Post-Dispatch4 July 2010

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First Known Use of acetylene torch

1917


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