Definitions

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  • n. The dim light produced by a torch.
  • n. : The dim light produced by a flashlight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The light of a torch, or of torches. Also adjectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The light of a torch or of torches.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. light from a torch or torches

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Examples

  • In 1964, the only biography of Baum was To Please a Child, which mentioned Baum marching in torchlight parades for Bryan.

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  • Rising up off a stone bench that stood in a shadowy area out of the torchlight was a dark, robed figure.

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  • A few days after Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem in 1967 the entire Moroccan quarter, including the four Muslim religious sites it encompassed, was demolished and approximately 1000 residents evicted, in order to create the large open plaza where Israel since 1967 hold nationalist mass gatherings such as torchlight processions celebrating graduations of recruits to elite army units and political demonstrations by right wing parties.

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  • You describe the plaza in front of the Western Wall (what you call "the wailing wall") as "where Israel since 1967 holds nationalist mass gatherings such as torchlight processions celebrating graduation of recruits to elite army units and political demonstrations by right wing parties."

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • A few days after Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem in 1967 the entire Morroccan quarter including the four Muslim religious sites it encompassed was demolished and approximately 1000 residents evicted with a few hours notice in order to create the large open plaza where Israel since 1967 holds nationalist mass gatherings such as torchlight processions celebrating graduation of recruits to elite army units and political demonstrations by right wing parties.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Better still, LEDs could imitate that cool flickering torchlight which is so popular with cave decorators, perhaps because it’s too dark to care about dusting.

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  • The torchlight shivers in my direction, glinting off my eyes, which makes nothing better.

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  • It was getting dark and with the knowledge that my range of vision would be hampered further, i turned on my torchlight.

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  • Before that is Friday's torchlight procession from Parliament Square to Calton Hill, in the lead-up to a firework display.

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  • This fair, which starts on September 1st with a torchlight procession to the top of the pyramid and culminates with the Independence Day celebration, takes place in honor of the Virgen de los Remedios, patroness of the city.

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