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soldering iron

noun
1.
an instrument for melting and applying solder.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90
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Examples from the web for soldering iron
  • Using an electric or butane soldering iron, solder connect the twisted joints.
  • Solder electrical connections, using soldering iron.
  • All solder connections shall be made with soldering iron and rosin core solder.
  • In one corner visitors can learn how to pick locks, in another how to use a soldering iron.
  • The tip of his hot soldering iron happened to touch the needle of a syringe charged with ink.
  • If one less beak here and there makes my chicken nuggets a nickel cheaper, then break out the soldering iron.
  • Use the soldering iron to prepare motor for installation.
  • Soldering process was carried out by either a soldering iron or a soldering heater block.
  • Various hand tools, power tools, and a soldering iron are used during the course of their work.
  • And when it was replaced, could be done without the use of a soldering iron.
British Dictionary definitions for soldering iron

soldering iron

noun
1.
a hand tool consisting of a handle fixed to a copper tip that is heated, electrically or in a flame, and used to melt and apply solder
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