Torch Meaning and Definition


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Torch meaning

Word: Torch

How to pronounce: tɔːʧ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A portable means of illumination such as a piece of wood or cloth soaked in tallow or an oil lamp on a pole, sometimes carried ceremonially.

Example sentences: "The colourful cloth and the cardboard piece that symbolised the torch of the statue made the model look appealing."

2. A portable battery-operated electric lamp; a flashlight.

Example sentences: "Electricity showrooms in the borough were swamped with calls about the scheduled power cuts and at the same time coped with a booming demand for torches, lamps and batteries."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Set fire to.


Synonyms:

cutter

cutting torch

paring knife

torchlight

torches

burner

blowtorch

lantern

small lamp

flashlight

lamp

light

luminary

pocket torch

flame

fire

ignite

burn

firebrand

brand

ablaze


Derivations:

torching

torched


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Torch in Other Languages...

Spanish: Antorcha

German: Fackel

French: Torche

Italian: Torcia

Turkish: Meşale


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