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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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Pass around a variety of torches for the children to look at (see Figure 1).
The torches are ideal for scrapping, skeleton cutting, overhead cutting and more, enabling operators to complete jobs more quickly and ergonomically without bending down or climbing ladders.
Based on its recent analysis of the welding torches market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes ABICOR BINZEL (BINZEL) with the 2013 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership.
Logan McKerrow, from Chard, had the idea in May 2012 after seeing real torches for sale on the internet.
Lift-off: Kate Midleton lookalike Heida Agan at the torches event.
And Teessiders are next in line to see one of the paralympic torches.
The Torch in Huddersfield was one of 620 Torches which will be used in the 24-hour Relay which takes place from Stoke Mandeville in Aylesbury, the home of the Paralympic Movement, to the Olympic Park in Stratford, London.
On June 27, members of In Your Shoes, a giving circle began distributing laminated cardboard torches around town.
The website has other London Olympics-related memorabilia up for auction, including other torches from the relay and autographed photos of Olympians.
Sherbourne Fields School teaching assistant Debbie Wakelin, who is in charge of the project, said: "All the children have really enjoyed taking part in designing and making torches and they are really excited to see that their design ideas are about to become reality.
Maybe they're taking into account that people out there are prepared to pay even more than that for used torches on e-bay.
Other bearers who planned to sell torches on eBay also attracted bids of more than pounds 150,000 which proved to be hoaxes.