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Definition of "blowtorch" [blowtorch]

  • A portable burner for mixing gas and oxygen to produce a very hot flame, used for soldering, welding, and glass blowing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blowtorch" in a sentence
  • "The window was a blur of red and he could see a thin blowtorch of flame from one edge."
  • "Actually, having your face slowly burned off your head with a blowtorch is the worst feeling ever."
  • "Warrants were issued for the mens 'arrests based on one specific incident but police believe that the blowtorch was the "main act of discipline used" on the boy, who has recovered physically and is currently in protective custody, Putnam said."