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torch 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/tôrCH/,
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torches, plural;
  1. Set fire to
    • - the shops had been looted and torched
Noun
  1. A portable means of illumination such as a piece of wood or cloth soaked in tallow or an oil lamp on a pole, sometimes carried ceremonially

  2. Used to refer to a valuable quality, principle, or cause that needs to be protected and maintained
    • - mountain warlords carried the torch of Greek independence
  3. A blowtorch

  4. An arsonist


  1. a light usually carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance
  2. burn maliciously, as by arson; "The madman torched the barns"
  3. common mullein: tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
  4. flashlight: a small portable battery-powered electric lamp
  5. blowtorch: a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame
  6. TORCH complex (also known as TORCHES or the TORCH infections) is a medical acronym for a set of perinatal infections (i.e. infections that are passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus). The TORCH infections can lead to severe fetal anomalies or even fetal loss. ...
  7. A torch is a portable source of fire used as a source of light, usually a rod-shaped piece of wood with a rag soaked in pitch and/or some other flammable material wrapped around one end. ...
  8. Torch is a Rock/Metal band from Trondheim, Norway.
  9. Torch is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's 11th album, her 10th studio album, and her first album devoted to standards, mostly old torch songs, relating unrequited love or rejection. The album was released in 1981. ...
  10. Torch is a fictional character from the toyline, comic books and cartoon series of the 1980s. He is affiliated with Cobra as one of the Dreadnoks and debuted in 1985. He is often seen working closely with Ripper and Buzzer.
  11. A list of nations, systems and planets in the Honorverse, a series of military science fiction novels written by David Weber.
  12. A device used in the TIG (GTAW) process to control the position of the electrode, to transfer current to the arc, and to direct the flow of the sheilding gas.
  13. To dream of seeing torches, foretells pleasant amusement and favorable business. To carry a torch, denotes success in love making or intricate affairs. For one to go out, denotes failure and distress. See Lantern and Lamp.
  14. A bitumen TT -soaked wooden rod or bundle of reeds, carried as a source of light; in Assyrian rituals TT  it was often used with a censer TT .
  15. Juggling club with a wick for soaking in parafin & setting on fire instead of a regular body.
  16. A torch is a portable, handheld, electric powered light source. Torches are used for both on and off camera light painting photography. Torches are also known as flashlights.
  17. For our purposes we all but the liquid fueled "torches", as well as those lantern-like torches (known as "smudge pots" used as safety markers, etc. ...
  18. The Torch is the most coveted award for intramural participants. It is presented annually at the awards banquet to the unit that collects the most combined participation, competition and sportsmanship points over the course of the year.
  19. Operational code name for the Allied landings in North West Africa - November 1942
  20. This is the British word for a flashlight.
  21. is a heat source used far lampworking. A mixture of compressed oxygen and fuel gas (such as propane natural or MAPP) is burned.
  22. Used occasionally as a description of a song that expresses unrequited love.Nobody could sing "torch" songs like Peggy Lee.
  23. A signing style popular with Cher, aging Hollywood actresses and gay vamps...and me.
  24. For those who explore the depths of the dungeons, a source of light is required. Most prefer to use a torch for its brightness as opposed to candles. A torch is usually made from a green branch for the handle (so it will not burn) and a piece of cloth wrapped in pine sap for the head. ...
  25. n. Flashlight. The word originally referred to real burning torches and so has also developed into a verb meaning "to set fire to".