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- n. A burner that burns a fuel in air to produce a hot flame; a blowtorch
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A burner that produces a hot flame.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hand-torch; a portable torch used for heating a small spot on any material.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame
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Stenning was there with Fleming, a lighted blowlamp in his hand; they were labouring to get the starboard engine under way.
Iron-bound sexual customs tend to wither under the blowlamp of urgent necessity.
And yet the rage that one felt was an abstract, undirected emotion which could be switched from one object to another like the flame of a blowlamp.
She's pale and pretty and all eyes-in her cowl-neck sweater-and she has a quirky and powerful flirtatious energy that she seems very aware of, that she can turn on and off like a blowlamp: or so it seems to me.
Bringing back Mandelson could be seen as a masterstroke in that: it will grab the headlines away from the more controversial moves; bring in from the old one of the most talented, and arguably mistreated New Labour politicians during the past decade; and demonstrate Gordon has sufficient magnamimity to welcome back someone against whom he had long directed the blowlamp of his visceral dislike.
Back for lunch, cleaned the house, concreted the inspection hole some more - played with a blowlamp and some spare tarmac - apparently, you can indeed make it more malleable with a flame, and it resists burning nicely.
And yet the rage that one felt was an abstract, undirected emotion which could be switched from one object to another like the flame of a blowlamp. "