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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
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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