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torch

1. a small portable electric lamp powered by one or more dry batteries
2. any apparatus that burns with a hot flame for welding, brazing, or soldering

torch

[tȯrch]
(building construction)
To apply lime mortar under the top edges of roof tiles or slates.
(engineering)
A gas burner used for brazing, cutting, or welding.
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In 2005, more than 8,8100 vehicles were torched during a youth-led protest.
Strasbourg and Seine-Saint-Denis, a Paris suburb, lead France in the number of torched cars, Valls told the AP.
Not everyone is pleased with the policy of publicly announcing the number of torched cars during New Year's Eve celebrations.