soldering iron
noun Date: 1688 a pointed or wedge-shaped device that is usually electrically heated and that is used for soldering

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  • Soldering iron — Soldering Sol der*ing, a. & n. from {Solder}, v. t. [1913 Webster] {Soldering iron}, {Soldering tool}, an instrument for soldering, consisting of a bit or bolt of copper having a pointed or wedge shaped end, and furnished with a handle. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soldering iron — soldering irons N COUNT A soldering iron is a tool used to solder things together …   English dictionary

  • soldering iron — soldering .iron n a tool which is heated, usually by electricity, and used for melting solder and putting it on surfaces …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • soldering iron — ► NOUN ▪ an electrical tool for melting and applying solder …   English terms dictionary

  • soldering iron — [säd′ər iŋ] n. a pointed metal tool heated for use in melting and applying solder …   English World dictionary

  • Soldering iron — Infobox tool name = Soldering iron caption =A gas fired soldering iron other name =Soldering Gun classification = Metal joining types = related = Brazing WeldingA soldering iron is a device for applying heat to melt solder for attaching two metal …   Wikipedia

  • soldering iron — noun a hand tool with a heatable tip; used to melt and apply solder • Hypernyms: ↑hand tool * * * noun, pl ⋯ irons [count] : a tool that is electrically heated and used for joining parts with solder * * * ˈsoldering iron [soldering iron soldering …   Useful english dictionary

  • soldering iron — UK [ˈsɒldərɪŋ ˌaɪə(r)n] / US [ˈsɑdərɪŋ ˌaɪrn] noun [countable] Word forms soldering iron : singular soldering iron plural soldering irons a tool used for heating solder and joining metal surfaces together …   English dictionary

  • soldering-iron — /ˈsɒldərɪŋ aɪən/ (say solduhring uyuhn) noun a tool used for soldering …   Australian English dictionary

  • soldering iron — sol|der|ing iron [ sadərıŋ ,aırn ] noun count a tool used for heating solder and joining metal surfaces together …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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