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oxyacetylene torch(ŏk'sēəsĕt`əlēn), tool that mixes and burns oxygen and acetylene to produce an extremely hot flame. This torch can be used for cutting steel and for welding iron and various other metals. The temperature of the flame can reach as high as 6,300°F; (3,480°C;).
oxyacetylene torch[¦äk·sē·ə′sed·əl‚ēn ¦tȯrch]
A torch that mixes acetylene and oxygen to produce a hot flame for the welding or cutting of metal. Also known as acetylene torch.
A torch utilizing the flame produced by the combustion of acetylene with oxygen.