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Definition a soft metal that is melted and used as glue to join two metal surfaces; or the process of doing such joining
  • solder the electrical connections
solder = a soft metal that is melted and used as glue to join two metal surfaces; or the process of doing such joining
  • The contract specifies leadless solder.
  • The parts can't be welded. Join them with silver solder.
  • Rockets get too hot for solder, looks like.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • solder = a soft metal that is melted and used as glue to join two metal surfaces
  • By the time she had seen him shut off steam with a big shining steel handle, Bobbie knew more about the inside working of an engine than she had ever thought there was to know, and Jim had promised that his second cousin's wife's brother should solder the toy engine, or Jim would know the reason why.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • solder = repair with a soft metal that is melted and used as glue to join two metal surfaces
  • An' about this engine — Jim — ain't you got ne'er a pal as can use a soldering iron?
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • 'Tons of it,' said Father, cheerfully; 'but it'll want something besides hope — a bit of brazing, say, or some solder, and a new valve.'
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • Without sensation in her foot, it felt like trying to dance with a ball of iron soldered to her ankle.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • It was a small cavity under ten feet of water; but I think that I can warrant the pond not to need soldering till they find a worse leak than that.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • The first soldering at a radiator shop, plugging holes mostly, the other as a cook at a Chinese restaurant.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • Then Bors set his hand thereto, if that he might have soldered it again; but it would not be.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur
  • She went to people's homes and soldered power transistors in their TVs, replaced signal capacitors in old tube-model radios.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • He motioned to a long project table strewn with electronic parts, manuals, tools, wires, soldering irons, and other electronic components.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • And I'm allowed to borrow his fifteen-watt soldering gun.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • The jets of steam escaping around the soldered patches began to lose their force.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Now solder them back wrong.
    Corrie ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • I'm not going to solder it to your finger.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • My daddy took the gold pin off it and soldered it to the box.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • He could use a soldering iron and hammer two boards together so that the wood did not split and the nails did not bend.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Then Bors set his hand thereto, if that he might have soldered it again; but it would not be.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II

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