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blowtorch

[ bloh-tawrch ]
/ ˈbloʊˌtɔrtʃ /
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noun

a small portable apparatus that gives an extremely hot gasoline flame intensified by a blast, used especially in metalworking.

verb (used with object)

to weld, burn, or ignite with or as with a blowtorch.

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Origin of blowtorch

First recorded in 1905–10; blow2 + torch1
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British Dictionary definitions for blowtorch

blowtorch
/ (ˈbləʊˌtɔːtʃ) /

noun

a small burner that produces a very hot flame, used to remove old paint, melt soft metal, etc
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