blowtorch

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noun blow·torch \ˈblō-ˌtȯrch\

Definition of blowtorch

  1. :  a small burner having a device to intensify combustion by means of a blast of air or oxygen, usually including a fuel tank pressurized by a hand pump, and used especially in plumbing

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1895

First Known Use of blowtorch

1895


BLOWTORCH Defined for English Language Learners

blowtorch

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Definition of blowtorch for English Language Learners

  • : a device that produces a very hot, narrow flame for doing work (such as melting metal to join pipes together)


BLOWTORCH Defined for Kids

blowtorch

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noun blow·torch \ˈblō-ˌtȯrch\

Definition of blowtorch for Students

  1. :  a small portable burner in which the flame is made hotter by a blast of air or oxygen



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