plasma torch

noun

Definition of plasma torch

: a device that heats a gas by electrical means to form a plasma for high-temperature operations (such as melting metal)

First Known Use of plasma torch

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Plasma torch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plasma%20torch. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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