Oxyhydrogen
Oxyhydrogen Ox`y*hy"dro*gen, a. [Oxy (a) + hydrogen.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen at over 5000[deg] F. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Oxyhydrogen blowpipe}. (Chem.) See {Blowpipe}.

{Oxyhydrogen microscope}, a form of microscope arranged so as to use the light produced by burning lime or limestone under a current of oxyhydrogen gas. [1913 Webster]


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  • oxyhydrogen — [äk΄si hī′drə jən] adj. [ OXY 1 + HYDROGEN] of or using a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen, as for producing a hot flame used in welding or cutting metals [oxyhydrogen torch] …   English World dictionary

  • Oxyhydrogen — Knallgas redirects here. For bacteria which oxidize hydrogen, see Knallgas bacteria. Nineteenth century electrolytic cell for producing oxyhydrogen. Oxyhydrogen is a mixture of hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2) gases, typically in a 2:1 molar ratio,… …   Wikipedia

  • oxyhydrogen — adjective Date: 1827 of, relating to, or utilizing a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen < an oxyhydrogen torch > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oxyhydrogen — /ok si huy dreuh jeuhn/, adj. 1. pertaining to or involving a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen. n. 2. a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen, used in a blowtorch for welding steel plates or the like. [1820 30; OXY 2 + HYDROGEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • oxyhydrogen — adjective of, or using a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen …   Wiktionary

  • oxyhydrogen — ox·y·hy·dro·gen || ‚ɑksɪ haɪdrÉ™dÊ’É™n /‚ɒk n. mixture of oxygen and hydrogen which burns at an extraordinarily hot temperature thereby facilitating processes such as welding …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oxyhydrogen — oxy·hydrogen …   English syllables

  • oxyhydrogen — ox•y•hy•dro•gen [[t]ˌɒk sɪˈhaɪ drə dʒən[/t]] adj. chem. pertaining to or involving a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • oxyhydrogen — /ɒksiˈhaɪdrədʒən/ (say oksee huydruhjuhn) noun a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen …   Australian English dictionary

  • oxyhydrogen — “+ adjective Etymology: oxy (II) + hydrogen : of, relating to, or utilizing a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen …   Useful english dictionary

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