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solder

sol·der

solder

 
 
pronunciation:
sa dr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of various alloys, usu. of lead and tin, that may be applied in a molten state to the juncture of metal edges to make a connection.
definition 2: any substance that joins things together.
similar words:
adhesive
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: soldered, soldering, solders
definition 1: to use an alloy in a molten state to fuse (pieces, edges, joints, or the like).
definition 2: to connect or repair, as if by using solder.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to join things together with solder or other bonding material.
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derivations: solderable (adj.), solderless (adj.), solderer (n.)