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Noun
A portable battery-powered electric lamp
“His attention turned to the gate, he looked it up and down with an eager eye then turned on his torch to examine more closely.”
Noun
A portable means of illumination that is ignited with flame or fire
“Arthur Morgan explored the cavern with a torch as he hunted for the legendary white cougar.”
Noun
(slang, US) One who has committed the act of arson, or illegally setting fire to property
“A blaze set by a torch igniting oil residue inside a ship will burn until Alang's sole fire truck arrives to put it out.”
Noun
An element on a kitchen stove that generates localized heat for cooking
Noun
A light source consisting of a wick embedded in a solid, flammable substance such as wax, tallow, or paraffin
Noun
A brief but intense infatuation for someone, especially someone unattainable
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Verb
To set fire to
“Cushing had no option but to torch his own ship and row with his men under fire to the schooner waiting a mile and a half away.”
Verb
To completely destroy by fire
Types of
Types of sources of light or illumination
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