torch
noun
1. (burning stick) 
a. la antorcha (F) 
The torches lit their way as they walked through the caverns.Las antorchas les iluminaban el paso mientras caminaban por las cavernas.
b. la tea (F) 
The soldiers arrived with torches to take him to the dungeon.Los soldados llegaron con teas para llevarlo al calabozo.
2. (tool) 
a. el soplete (M) 
We're going to need a torch for the soldering work.Vamos a necesitar un soplete para el trabajo de soldadura.
3. (electric light) (United Kingdom) 
a. la linterna (F) 
Have you got a torch? I can't see a thing.¿Tienes una linterna? No veo nada.
transitive verb
4. (to set on fire) 
a. incendiar 
The crazed villagers torched the manor of the marquis.Los aldeanos enloquecidos incendiaron el señorío del marqués.
b. prender fuego a 
He came home to find his girlfriend torching his clothes.Regresó a casa y encontró a su novia prendiéndole fuego a su ropa.
torch
Noun
1. (burning stick) 
a. la antorcha (F) 
2. (fig) 
to carry a torch for somebodyestar enamorado(a) or prendado(a) de alguien
3. (electric light) (United Kingdom) 
a. la linterna (F) 
transitive verb
4. (general) 
a. incendiar 
torch [tɔːtʃ]
noun
1 (flaming) antorcha (f); tea (f)
to carry the torch of democracy/progress mantener viva la llama de la democracia/del progreso
Since his death in 1985 his widow has carried the torch of his Stalinist legacy ...a magazine aiming to carry the torch of radical political journalism
to carry a torch for sb estar enamorado de algn
2 (Britain) (electric) linterna (f)
3 (Téc) (also blow torch) soplete (m)
transitive verb
(set fire to) [+building, vehicle] prender fuego a; incendiar
The rioters torched the local library Cars and trucks were torched, bottles and bricks thrown
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