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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtorchtorch1 /tɔːtʃ $ tɔːrtʃ/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 torch.jpg British EnglishTEE a small electric lamp that you carry in your hand syn flashlight American English 🔊 We shone our torches around the cavern.2 DLOa long stick with burning material at one end that produces light 🔊 the Olympic torch3 carry a torch for somebody
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torchIt was a photo of a robed woman with a sharp star for a halo and a torch in her upraised hand.After a cursory check, Myeloski went off to talk to the guard at the gate and find a torch.Ipuky's confession had lit a bright torch in the dark labyrinth of his investigation.If he ever guessed that she carried this stupid, hopeless torch for him, he would ... what?Down below, he could see the single torch beam which illuminated Devlin, the girl and Gilbert.Working on the torch principle the gun became a simple projector.