blow torch

A tool which is attached to a bottle of flammable gas. The gas is ignited to give an intense flame for brazing and soldering. The British term is "blowlamp"

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • blow torch — torch that shoots out a hot flame …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • torch — [1] The mechanism which the operator holds during gas welding and cutting, at the end of which the gases are burned to perform the various gas welding and cutting operations. [2] A British term for a flashlight. See blow torch cutting torch …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • blowtorch — blow|torch [ˈbləuto:tʃ US ˈblouto:rtʃ] n a piece of equipment that produces a small very hot flame, used especially for removing paint British Equivalent: blowlamp …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blowtorch — blow|torch [ blou,tɔrtʃ ] noun count a tool with a flame at one end that is used for joining pieces of metal together or removing paint …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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


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