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[breyz] /breɪz/
verb (used with object), brazed, brazing. Metallurgy
1.
to unite (metal objects) at high temperatures by applying any of various nonferrous solders.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; < French braser to solder (MF), burn (Old French) < Germanic; compare Swedish brasa, Danish brase to roast; see braise
Related forms
brazer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for brazer

braze1

/breɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to decorate with, make like, or make of brass
2.
to make like brass, as in hardness
Word Origin
Old English bræsen, from bræsbrass

braze2

/breɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make a joint between (two metal surfaces) by fusing a layer of brass or high-melting solder between them
noun
2.
the high-melting solder or alloy used in brazing
Derived Forms
brazer, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Old French: to burn, of Germanic origin; see braise
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Word Origin and History for brazer

braze

v.

"to expose to the action of fire," 1580s, perhaps from French braser "to solder," in Old French, "to burn," related to brese "embers" (see braise). Related: Brazed; brazing.

"to make of or cover in brass," Old English brasian "to do work in brass, make of brass," from bræs (see brass). Cf. glaze from glass.

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