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oxyacetylene

[ok-see-uh-set-l-een, -in] /ˌɒk si əˈsɛt lˌin, -ɪn/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to a mixture of oxygen and acetylene:
an oxyacetylene torch.
noun
2.
a mixture of oxygen and acetylene, used in a blowtorch for cutting steel plates or the like.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; oxy-2 + acetylene
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oxyacetylene

/ˌɒksɪəˈsɛtɪˌliːn/
noun
1.
  1. a mixture of oxygen and acetylene; used in a blowpipe for cutting or welding metals at high temperatures
  2. (as modifier) an oxyacetylene burner
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