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Related / Similar Words: blowtorch, blowlamp, flashlight, common mullein, great mullein, Aaron's rod, flannel mullein, woolly mullein, Verbascum thapsus

 

Definition:
  • a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame;
  • a small portable battery-powered electric lamp;
  • a light carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance;
  • tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches;
  • burn maliciously, as by arson; "The madman torched the barns";

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    Hyponyms: oxyacetylene torch, penlight, flambeau

     

    Derivational Morphology: blowtorch, blowlamp

     

     
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