Meaning of SOLDER in English


[sol.der] n [ME soudure, fr. MF, fr. souder to solder, fr. L solidare to make solid, fr. solidus solid] (14c) 1: a metal ejected metallic alloy used when melted to join metallic surfaces; esp: an alloy of lead and tin so used

2: something that unites

[2]solder vb sol.dered ; vt (15c) 1: to unite or make whole by solder

2: to bring into or restore to firm union "a friendship ~ed by common interests" ~ vi 1: to use solder

2: to become united or repaired by or as if by solder -- sol.der.abil.i.ty n -- n

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