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Oxyacetylene torch

oxyacetylene torch
(ŏk’sē-ə-sět’l-ĭn, -ēn’)
A gas torch that burns a mixture of acetylene and oxygen to produce a high-temperature flame (3,000°C or 5,400°F) that can weld or cut metal.


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