Definition of blowtorch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblōˌtôrCH/


A portable device producing a hot flame that is directed onto a surface, typically to solder metal.
Example sentences
  • These range from fires ignited by blowtorches involved in paint stripping, to electrical appliances and other equipment which may have been stored in a damp garage or shed over the winter period.
  • Zack: ‘It looks as though I'm gonna have to use the portable blowtorch to melt the ice.’
  • Currently, we seal one end of the capillary by touching the very extreme of the capillary with the flame of a blowtorch, which fuses the silica together.

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Syllabification: blow·torch

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