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sol•der



Pronunciation: (sod'ur), [key]
n.
1. any of various alloys fused and applied to the joint between metal objects to unite them without heating the objects to the melting point.
2. anything that joins or unites: the solder of their common cause.

v.t.
1. to join (metal objects) with solder.
2. to join closely and intimately: two fates inseparably soldered by misfortune.
3. to mend; repair; patch up.

v.i.
1. to unite things with solder.
2. to become soldered or united; grow together.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Soldansoldering iron
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