I. noun Etymology: Middle English soudure, from Anglo-French, from souder to solder, from Latin solidare to make solid, from solidus solid Date: 14th century 1. a metal or metallic alloy used when melted to join metallic surfaces; especially an alloy of lead and tin so used 2. something that unites II. verb (soldered; soldering) Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to unite or make whole by solder 2. to bring into or restore to firm union <
a friendship soldered by common interests
intransitive verb 1. to use solder 2. to become united or repaired by or as if by solder • solderability nounsolderer noun

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  • solder — 1. (sol dé) v. a. 1°   Donner une solde à des troupes, les avoir à sa solde. 2°   Par extension, payer des gens pour faire quelque chose. Solder des chefs d émeute. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Solde 1 ; bas lat. solidare ; ital. soldare. Le prov. disait… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Solder — Sol der, n. [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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solder — [säd′ər] n. [ME soudre < OFr souldure < soulder, to make solid < L solidare < solidus, SOLID] 1. a metal alloy that is heated and used to join or patch metal parts or surfaces: soft solders of tin lead alloys melt easily; hard (or… …   English World dictionary

  • Solder — Sol der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Soldered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Soldering}.] [Formerlysoder. See {Solder}, n.] 1. To unite (metallic surfaces or edges) by the intervention of a more fusible metal or metallic alloy applied when melted; to join by means… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solder — mid 14c., sawd, from O.Fr. soldure, from solder to join with solder, from L. solidare to make solid, from solidus solid (see SOLID (Cf. solid)). Modern form is from early 15c. The l is still pronounced in Great Britain. The noun is first attested …   Etymology dictionary

  • solder — ► NOUN ▪ a low melting alloy, especially one based on lead and tin, used for joining less fusible metals. ► VERB ▪ join with solder. ORIGIN Old French soudure, from Latin solidare fasten together …   English terms dictionary

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

  • solder — index cement, connect (join together) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • solder — 1. solder [ sɔlde ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • XVIe, repris en 1789; de 1. solde ♦ Vx Avoir (qqn) à sa solde. ⇒ payer. solder 2. solder [ sɔlde ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1675; de 2. solde; évince souder en ce sens (depuis 1636) repris de l …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Solder — A solder is a fusible metal alloy with a melting point or melting range of 90 to 450 °C (200 to 840 °F), used in a process called soldering where it is melted to join metallic surfaces. It is especially useful in electronics and plumbing. Alloys… …   Wikipedia

  • Sölder — Hofrat Dr. Ludwig Sölder war ein österreichischer Gerechter unter den Völkern. Der Tiroler Ludwig Sölder aus Thaur bei Innsbruck bewahrte 1943 zwei jüdische Frauen in Jugoslawien vor dem Tod. Er war damals als 21 jähriger Leutnant der Wehrmacht… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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