American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A usually rod-shaped metal implement with a pointed or wedge-shaped tip, used in soldering metallic parts.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tool with which solder is melted and applied. It consists of a copper bit or bolt, having a pointed or wedge-shaped end, fastened to an iron rod with a wooden handle. In some forms the copper bit is kept hot by means of a gas-flame supplied through a flexible pipe connected with the handle. See cut under
GNU Webster's 1913
- an instrument for soldering, consisting of a bit or bolt of copper having a pointed or wedge-shaped end, and furnished with a handle.
- n. a hand tool with a heatable tip; used to melt and apply solder
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