electric torch


Origin of electric torch

First recorded in 1870–75

Words Nearby electric torch

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How to use electric torch in a sentence

  • It was ajar, and Kerry, taking an electric torch from his overall pocket, flashed the light upon the name-plate.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer
  • Kneeling down, he peered into the keyhole, holding the electric torch close beside his face and chewing industriously.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer
  • The strangers were bending over some sort of paper which they were examining by the light of an electric torch.

  • But Captain Colton pressed his electric torch and the three in the earthy alcove saw one another well.

    The Hosts of the Air | Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Captain Colton appeared and threw a white light with his own electric torch upon the little group.

    The Hosts of the Air | Joseph A. Altsheler