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oxyhydrogen

[ok-si-hahy-druh-juh n] /ˌɒk sɪˈhaɪ drə dʒən/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or involving a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen.
noun
2.
a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen, used in a blowtorch for welding steel plates or the like.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; oxy-2 + hydrogen
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British Dictionary definitions for oxyhydrogen

oxyhydrogen

/ˌɒksɪˈhaɪdrədʒən/
noun
1.
  1. a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen used to provide an intense flame for welding
  2. (as modifier): an oxyhydrogen blowpipe
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