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  1. torch

    • IPA[tɔːtʃ]

    英式

    • n.
      a portable battery-powered electric lamp.;a portable means of illumination such as a piece of wood or cloth soaked in tallow and ignited, sometimes carried ceremonially.
    • v.
      set fire to
    • noun: torch, plural noun: torches

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    名詞

    • 1. British a portable battery-powered electric lamp. 同義詞 lamp, light, flashlight, beacon, rareilluminant, ... 更多
    • historical a portable means of illumination such as a piece of wood or cloth soaked in tallow and ignited, sometimes carried ceremonially. 同義詞 firebrand, brand, lantern, candle, taper, ... 更多
    • used to refer to a valuable quality, principle, or cause, which needs to be protected and maintained mountain warlords carried the torch of Greek independence
    • 2. North American a blowlamp.
    • 3. US informal an arsonist.

    動詞

    • 1. informal set fire to the shops had been looted and torched
    • n.
      a singer who sings sad or sentimental love songs: a young torch singer with a deliciously earthy tone

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a cylindrical or cone-shaped object in which the Olympic flame is ceremonially carried: an estimated 15,000 people gathered for an evening of celebration to mark the Olympic torch's arrival in Wales

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      an event during which a ceremonial torch is carried on a designated route by a succession of ... the Olympic flame will travel to Britain for a 70-day torch relay covering 8,000 miles

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      an outdoor light that burns gas or oil and is attached to the end of a long pole fixed into the ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a cylindrical or cone-shaped object in which the Olympic flame is ceremonially carried: an estimated 15,000 people gathered for an evening of celebration to mark the Olympic torch's arrival in Wales

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      an event during which a ceremonial torch is carried on a designated route by a succession of ... the Olympic flame will travel to Britain for a 70-day torch relay covering 8,000 miles

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a sad or sentimental song, typically about unrequited love.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a singer who sings sad or sentimental love songs: a young torch singer with a deliciously earthy tone

    Oxford Dictionary

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    美式

    • n.
      a portable means of illumination such as a piece of wood or cloth soaked in tallow or an oil ...
    • v.
      set fire to: the shops had been looted and torched

    Oxford American Dictionary