blowlamp


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Synonyms for blowlamp

a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame

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You can use a blowlamp which works off bottled gas or a hot air gun which is powered by electricity.
Until, that is, another cherub-faced 12-year-old from Wales took a blowlamp to the Snowman Kid's ambitions.
It is still blazing away like a blowlamp on the femur but seems to be gradually easing.
Hall insisted that he had applied heat with his blowlamp to solder the so-called Yorkshire fitting between the inlet pipe and the boiler but accepted that the solder had not run and the joint had not been properly made.
People were leaping up and down in their places and shouting at the top of their voices ... The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate - that's the name of the exercise - was not that one was obliged to act a part, but that it was impossible to avoid joining in ... And yet the rage that one felt was an abstract, undirected emotion which could be switched from one object to another like the flame of a blowlamp.'"
When new, the Super 202 would have come complete with its own paraffin-powered blowlamp, mounted on a stand, for use in starting the tractor.
And again you gazed intently and that man, the teeth marks of the tropics in his skin, putting on his dark glasses as if he were going to work with a blowlamp, said humbly, pausing at every word: 'The angels are white flaming white and the eye that would confront them shrivels and there's no other way you've got to become like stone if you want their company and when you look for the miracle you've got to scatter your blood to the eight points of the wind because the miracle is nowhere but circulates in the veins of man.