Definition of Oxyacetylene torch

1. Noun. A blowtorch that burns oxyacetylene.

Generic synonyms: Blowlamp, Blowtorch, Torch



Definition of Oxyacetylene torch

1. Noun. A torch that burns acetylene with a pure oxygen source to produce the flame. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxyacetylene Torch

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oxter
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oxtering
oxters
oxtongue
oxtongues
oxtriphylline
oxy
oxy-
oxyacetic
oxyacetylene
oxyacetylene torch (current term)
oxyacid
oxyacids
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oxyammonia
oxyamphetamine
oxyanion
oxyanions
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oxyaphia
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oxyarcs
oxyarsenide
oxyarsenides
oxyarylation

Literary usage of Oxyacetylene torch

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1. The Second Power Kink Book: A Collection of Short Articles from Power in (1918)
"REPAIRS BY oxyacetylene torch About 50 lb. of copper and brass starting-box contacts that otherwise would have been sold as scrap metal was saved by BURNED ..."

2. Transactions by American Foundrymen's Society (1921)
"Cutting Cast Iron with the oxyacetylene torch BY ALFRED S. KINSEY, HOBOKEN, NJ The cutting of wrought iron and steel with the oxyacetylene torch has been ..."

3. Official Proceedings (1919)
"WINTERSTEEN : Mr. Mackey compared the coal he uses to the oxyacetylene torch. If it gives as much heat as the torch it must be mighty good coal. ..."

4. Practical Chemistry: Fundamental Facts and Applications to Modern Life by Newton Henry Black, James Bryant Conant (1920)
"Cutting steel with an oxyacetylene torch. and so cuts the metal into pieces. It is especially useful in dismantling steel ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Gas Institute by American Gas Institute (1914)
"We use the oxyacetylene torch, and we use no gasket joints, because we have had so much trouble with the gasket, both rubber and asbestos, and even lead ..."

6. Introduction to General Chemistry by Herbert Newby McCoy, Ethel Mary Terry (1920)
"The oxyacetylene torch.—The use of oxygen in the oxyhydrogen blowpipe has already been mentioned. By substituting acetylene for hydrogen in a blowpipe ..."

7. The Work of the Railway Carman by Edmond K. Hogan, Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America (1921)
"These axle journals are sometimes pre-heated by the oxyacetylene torch, and sometimes in a small furnace. The welder must know the exact degree of heat that ..."

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