UK [ˈbləʊˌtɔː(r)tʃ] / US [ˈbloʊˌtɔrtʃ] noun [countable]
Word forms "blowtorch":
singular blowtorch plural blowtorches

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  • blowtorch — /bloh tawrch /, n. 1. a small portable apparatus that gives an extremely hot gasoline flame intensified by a blast, used esp. in metalworking. v.t. 2. to weld, burn, or ignite with or as with a blowtorch. [1905 10; BLOW2 + TORCH] * * * …   Universalium

  • blowtorch — 1. noun A tool which projects a controlled stream of a highly flammable gas over a spark in order to produce a controlled flame. 2. verb To apply a blowtorch to something …   Wiktionary

  • blowtorch — [[t]blo͟ʊtɔː(r)tʃ[/t]] blowtorches N COUNT A blowtorch is the same as a blowlamp …   English dictionary

  • blowtorch — blow•torch [[t]ˈbloʊˌtɔrtʃ[/t]] n. 1) mel a small portable apparatus that gives an extremely hot gasoline flame intensified by a blast 2) cvb to weld, burn, or ignite with or as if with a blowtorch • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • blowtorch — /ˈbloʊtɔtʃ / (say blohtawch) noun 1. a portable apparatus which gives an extremely hot flame by forcing oxyacetylene under pressure through a small nozzle and burning it in air; used in welding, etc. –phrase 2. a blowtorch to the belly,… …  

  • Blowtorch Entertainment — is a new media company that was co founded by Kelly Rodriques and Paul Schiff (producer of My Cousin Vinny , Rushmore , and Date Movie ). In November 2007, multiple Hollywood trades reported that Blowtorch Entertainment had raised significant… …   Wikipedia

  • Blowtorch (disambiguation) — The word blowtorch can mean: Tools*A Blow torch, a simple heating torch, which burns fuel with ambient atmospheric air. In the UK the older, kerosene fuelled, type was called a blowlamp. *A cutting torch used for cutting metal, often used to mean …   Wikipedia

  • blowtorch — noun Date: 1897 a small burner having a device to intensify combustion by means of a blast of air or oxygen, usually including a fuel tank pressurized by a hand pump, and used especially in plumbing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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