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solder

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CIDE DICTIONARY

soldern. [Formerly soder; F. soudure, OF. soudeure, fr. OF. & F. souder to solder, L. solidare to fasten, to make solid. See Solid, and cf. Sawder.].
     A metal or metallic alloy used when melted for uniting adjacent metallic edges or surfaces; a metallic cement.  [1913 Webster]
Hard solder, a solder which fuses only at a red heat, as one composed of zinc and copper, or silver and copper, etc. -- Soft solder, a solder fusible at comparatively low temperatures; as, plumbers' solder, consisting of two parts lead and one part tin, is a soft solder.
solderv. t. [Formerlysoder. See Solder, n.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To mend; to patch up.  Hooker.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

solder, n. & v.
--n.
1 a fusible alloy used to join less fusible metals or wires etc.
2 a cementing or joining agency.
--v.tr. join with solder.

Idiom
soldering iron a tool used for applying solder.
Derivative
solderable n. solderer n.
Etymology
ME f. OF soudure f. souder f. L solidare fasten f. solidus SOLID

THESAURUS

solder

accouple, accumulate, agglutinate, amass, articulate, assemble, associate, band, bind, blaze, blister, bond, bracket, brand, braze, bridge, bridge over, burn, burn in, burn off, carve, cast, cauterize, cement, chain, char, chase, chisel, clap together, coal, collect, combine, comprise, concatenate, conglobulate, conjoin, conjugate, connect, copulate, couple, cover, crack, cupel, cut, embrace, encompass, engrave, flame, found, fuse, gather, glue, grave, gum, include, insculpture, join, knot, lay together, league, link, lump together, marry, marshal, mass, merge, mobilize, model, mold, oxidate, oxidize, pair, parch, paste, piece together, put together, pyrolyze, roll into one, scorch, sculp, sculpt, sculpture, sear, singe, span, splice, stick together, swinge, take in, tape, tie, torrefy, unify, unite, vesicate, vulcanize, weld, yoke

ROGET THESAURUS

solder

Junction

VB join, unite, conjoin, connect, associate, put together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together, tack together, fix together, bind up together together, embody, reembody, roll into one, attach, fix, affix, saddle on, fasten, bind, secure, clinch, twist, make fast, tie, pinion, string, strap, sew, lace, tat, stitch, tack, knit, button, buckle, hitch, lash, truss, bandage, braid, splice, swathe, gird, tether, moor, picket, harness, chain, fetter, lock, latch, belay, brace, hook, grapple, leash, couple, accouple, link, yoke, bracket, marry, bridge over, span, braze, pin, nail, bolt, hasp, clasp, clamp, crimp, screw, rivet, impact, solder, set, weld together, fuse together, wedge, rabbet, mortise, miter, jam, dovetail, enchase, graft, ingraft, inosculate, entwine, intwine, interlink, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, entangle, twine round, belay, tighten, trice up, screw up, be joined, hang together, hold together, cohere.

Connection

N connection, vinculum, link, connective, connection, junction, bond of union, copula, hyphen, intermedium, bracket, bridge, stepping-stone, isthmus, bond, tendon, tendril, fiber, cord, cordage, riband, ribbon, rope, guy, cable, line, halser, hawser, painter, moorings, wire, chain, string, fastener, fastening, tie, ligament, ligature, strap, tackle, rigging, standing rigging, running rigging, traces, harness, yoke, band ribband, bandage, brace, roller, fillet, inkle, with, withe, withy, thong, braid, girder, tiebeam, girth, girdle, cestus, garter, halter, noose, lasso, surcingle, knot, running knot, cabestro, cinch, lariat, legadero, oxreim, suspenders, pin, corking pin, nail, brad, tack, skewer, staple, corrugated fastener, clamp, U-clamp, C-clamp, cramp, cramp iron, ratchet, detent, larigo, pawl, terret, treenail, screw, button, buckle, clasp, hasp, hinge, hank, catch, latch, bolt, latchet, tag, tooth, hook, hook and eye, lock, holdfast, padlock, rivet, anchor, grappling iron, trennel, stake, post, cement, glue, gum, paste, size, wafer, solder, lute, putty, birdlime, mortar, stucco, plaster, grout, viscum, shackle, rein, prop.

Coherence

VB cohere, adhere, stick, cling, cleave, hold, take hold of, hold fast, close with, clasp, hug, grow together, hang together, twine round, stick like a leech, stick like wax, stick close, cling like ivy, cling like a bur, adhere like a remora, adhere like Dejanira's shirt, glue, agglutinate, conglutinate, cement, lute, paste, gum, solder, weld, cake, consolidate, agglomerate.


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