I. transitive verb (brazed; brazing) Etymology: irregular from brass Date: 1602 archaic harden II. transitive verb (brazed; brazing) Etymology: French braser, from Old French, to burn, from breze hot coals — more at braise Date: 1677 to solder with a nonferrous alloy having a lower melting point than the metals being joined • brazer noun

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  • Braze — Braze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Brazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brazing}.] [F. braser to solder, fr. Icel. brasa to harden by fire. Cf. {Brass}.] 1. To solder with hard solder, esp. with an alloy of copper and zinc; as, to braze the seams of a copper pipe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Braze — Braze, v. t. [AS. br[ae]sian, fr. br[ae]s brass. See {Brass}.] To cover or ornament with brass. Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Braze — Braze. См. Пайка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • braze — index cement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • braze — ► VERB ▪ solder with an alloy of copper and zinc. ► NOUN ▪ a brazed joint. ORIGIN French braser solder …   English terms dictionary

  • braze — braze1 [brāz] vt. brazed, brazing [Fr braser, to solder, var. of braiser,BRAISE] to join (metals) by melting nonferrous metals or alloys into the joints at temperatures exceeding 800°F (426.7°C): see SOLDER, WELD1 brazer n. braze2 [brāz] vt …   English World dictionary

  • braze — {{11}}braze (v.1) to expose to the action of fire, 1580s, perhaps from Fr. braser to solder, in Old French, to burn, related to brese embers (see BRAISE (Cf. braise)). Related: Brazed; brazing. {{12}}braze (v.2) to make …   Etymology dictionary

  • braze — I [[t]breɪz[/t]] v. t. brazed, braz•ing 1) to make of brass 2) to cover or ornament with or as if with brass 3) to make brasslike • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME brasen, OE bræsian; see brass II braze [[t]breɪz[/t]] v. t. brazed, braz•ing mel to unite …   From formal English to slang

  • braze — braze1 /brayz/, v.t., brazed, brazing. 1. to make of brass. 2. to cover or ornament with or as if with brass. 3. to make brasslike. [bef. 1000; ME brasen, OE braesian; see BRASS] braze2 brazer, n …   Universalium

  • braze — verb /breɪz/ The joining together of two metal pieces, without melting them, using heat and diffusion of a jointing alloy of capillary thickness …   Wiktionary

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