Oxyhydrogen blowpipe
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 blowpipe — Blowpipe Blow pipe , n. 1. A tube for directing a jet of air into a fire or into the flame of a lamp or candle, so as to concentrate the heat on some object. [1913 Webster] Note: It is called a mouth blowpipe when used with the mouth; but for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxyhydrogen blowpipe — noun or oxyhydrogen torch : a welding blowpipe using oxygen and hydrogen …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxyhydrogen microscope — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blowpipe — Blow pipe , n. 1. A tube for directing a jet of air into a fire or into the flame of a lamp or candle, so as to concentrate the heat on some object. [1913 Webster] Note: It is called a mouth blowpipe when used with the mouth; but for both… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blowpipe analysis — Blowpipe Blow pipe , n. 1. A tube for directing a jet of air into a fire or into the flame of a lamp or candle, so as to concentrate the heat on some object. [1913 Webster] Note: It is called a mouth blowpipe when used with the mouth; but for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blowpipe reaction — Blowpipe Blow pipe , n. 1. A tube for directing a jet of air into a fire or into the flame of a lamp or candle, so as to concentrate the heat on some object. [1913 Webster] Note: It is called a mouth blowpipe when used with the mouth; but for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 torch — noun see oxyhydrogen blowpipe * * * oxyhydrogen torch, a tool with a very hot flame for welding or cutting through metals. It uses a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen …   Useful english dictionary

  • mouth blowpipe — Blowpipe Blow pipe , n. 1. A tube for directing a jet of air into a fire or into the flame of a lamp or candle, so as to concentrate the heat on some object. [1913 Webster] Note: It is called a mouth blowpipe when used with the mouth; but for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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