from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various fusible alloys, usually tin and lead, used to join metallic parts.
- noun Something that joins or cements.
- intransitive verb To unite or repair (parts, for example) with solder.
- intransitive verb To join or unite.
- intransitive verb To unite or repair something with solder.
- intransitive verb To be joined or united.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A fusible alloy used for joining or binding together metal surfaces or joints, as the edges of tin cans, jewelry, and kitchen utensils.
- noun Hence Figuratively, that which unites in any way.
- noun Gross flattery or fulsome praise, particularly when used for selfish aims.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A metal or metallic alloy used when melted for uniting adjacent metallic edges or surfaces; a metallic cement.
- noun a solder which fuses only at a red heat, as one composed of zinc and copper, or silver and copper, etc.
- noun a solder fusible at comparatively low temperatures.
- transitive verb To unite (metallic surfaces or edges) by the intervention of a more fusible metal or metallic alloy applied when melted; to join by means of metallic cement.
- transitive verb To mend; to patch up.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any of various
alloys, often of tinand lead, that are used to join small pieces of metaltogether
- verb To join with (or as if with) solder
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces
- verb join or fuse with solder
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The solder is too precise to be done by hand -- that's because it's from India.
The connectors are lead-free and RoHS-compatible, with signal terminations featuring a nickel barrier for long-term solder-joint reliability.
If the gulf between us had been filled with Birmingham 'solder' - what you say would have been highly sensible; but I believe, from my heart, that it is drawn together and closed by the same process that first drew us together.
Lt.Col. John Clearwater says the solder is a male but would not release his name or whether he's related to Specialist Tuoma.
By doing this, one becomes familiar with the feeling of hot solder, which is the secret of successful wiping.
The importance of good solder, that is, solder correctly mixed and thoroughly cleaned, should not be overlooked.
Too much solder on the seam will cause it to overflow, that is, the solder will spread beyond the papered edges.
In the process of joining such parts as the handle and spout by hard solder, that is to say, solder as difficult to melt as the main body of the object, one of the most valuable inventions for chemical processes, the blow-pipe, is employed with the aid of two other great scientific aids of modern times.
It could all be made of tin; but then it is necessary to use solder, which is liable to melt and cause leaks.
A solder is a metal alloy used to bond metals together.
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