torchlight Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “torchlight” - English Dictionary

"torchlight" in British English

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uk   /ˈtɔːtʃ.laɪt/  us   /ˈtɔːrtʃ-/

torchlight noun (LIGHT)

[U] the ​light from a ​burningtorch: They ​sat on the ​beach under the ​stars, ​theirfaceslit by torchlight. UK [U] the ​light from an ​electrictorch : She ​glimpsed his ​face in the torchlight.

torchlight noun (TORCH)

[C] Indian English a torch noun

torchlightadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈtɔːtʃ.laɪt/  us   /ˈtɔːrtʃ-/ (also torchlit )
A torchlight ​event is one that is ​lit by ​burningtorches: a torchlight/torchlit ​procession
(Definition of torchlight from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “torchlight”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手电筒光, 火炬光…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手電筒光, 火炬光…
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