a small portable apparatus that gives an extremely hot gasoline flame intensified by a blast, used especially in metalworking.
to weld, burn, or ignite with or as with a blowtorch.
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How to use blowtorch in a sentence
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Firefighters from nearby towns had to chip away at the chocolate with shovels, and even resorted to burning it off with blowtorches.The inside scoop on Apollo 10’s infamous floating turd | PopSci Staff | February 23, 2022 | Popular-Science
In a gas stove, a powerful broiler resembles something more like a very handy flamethrower or blowtorch.
He has delivered a tragicomic moral blowtorch worthy of Swift.
Inspired, they sent Trinquier's book, La guerre moderne (“Modern Warfare”), to CIA agent Robert “blowtorch Bob” Komer.French Torture Mastermind Paul Aussaresses Dies Peacefully at 95 | David Sessions | December 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
If you put a frying pan in water, you could put a blowtorch on the other side and it won't make any difference.
Mostly things like hacksaws and an electric drill, and a circular scar where a blowtorch had been sitting.Highways in Hiding | George Oliver Smith
Heat the cement with a blowtorch and apply it to the bruised parts.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
We can play a blowtorch over Harper's suit and any poison will be burned away.Planet of Dread | Murray Leinster
"He's probably gone to find a blowtorch to shave with," Zircon rumbled.The Caves of Fear | John Blaine
A lot of cable to fit, and no blowtorch, and you tell me we can manage!Skyrider | B. M. Bower
British Dictionary definitions for blowtorch
a small burner that produces a very hot flame, used to remove old paint, melt soft metal, etc
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