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Definition of Torch

Torch

  1. A light or luminary formed of some combustible substance, as of resinous wood; a large candle or flambeau, or a lamp giving a large, flaring flame.
  2. A flashlight.

Torch Quotations

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
Louis Pasteur

Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.
Stephen Hawking

The torch relay is an excellent embodiment of all that the Olympic Games have come to symbolise - a celebration of the human spirit. Personally to me, it represents striving to be the best in whatever we do, never giving up despite the odds, and a commitment to health and fitness.
Lakshmi Mittal

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.
Louis Pasteur

Already 2008 has proved a tumultuous year in terms of global perceptions of China, and there are still 59 days to go until the Beijing Olympics. The tragedy of the Sichuan earthquake followed hard on the heels of the riots in Tibet and the demonstrations surrounding the Olympic torch relay.
Martin Jacques
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Torch Translations

torch in Danish is fakkel
torch in Dutch is toorts, fakkel, flambouw
torch in French is flameau, torche
torch in German is Fackel, Taschenlampe, Fackel
torch in Portuguese is tocha
torch in Spanish is antorcha
torch in Swedish is ficklampa, fackla, bloss
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