Definition of Soldering iron

1. Noun. A hand tool with a heatable tip; used to melt and apply solder.

Generic synonyms: Hand Tool

Definition of Soldering iron

1. Noun. A hand-held tool with a heated tip, used to melt and apply solder. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soldering Iron

solder bump
soldering flux
soldering iron (current term)
soldering irons
soldier's heart
soldier's patches
soldier beetle
soldier beetles
soldier crab
soldier crabs

Literary usage of Soldering iron

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"The soldering iron de- in both the original and re-issued Bar- to a disk of ... This te the soldering iron described Ewalt patent, the tool used by The ..."

2. Bulletin by Federal Board for Vocational Education, United States (1917)
"Much of the work in the Army is in the nature of repairs to equipment. Skill in the use of the soldering iron is a prime requisite. ..."

3. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"Some joints are wiped, without the employment of the soldering iron ; that is, the solder is heated rather beyond its melting-point, and poured somewhat ..."

4. The Scientific American Cyclopedia of Formulas: Partly Based Upon the 28th by Albert Allis Hopkins (1910)
"These require powdered rosin as a flux, with very thin strips of the more fusible solders, care being taken that the soldering iron is not too hot. ..."

5. Aluminium: Its History, Occurrence, Properties, Metallurgy and Applications by Joseph William Richards (1890)
"During the melting of the solder, it is rubbed with a little soldering iron of pure aluminium. The soldering iron of pure aluminium is essentially a ..."

6. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1916)
"2—A soldering Iron also called soldering copper. FJg. ... A soldering iron is a wedge-shape block of copper, fitted iu an iron fork with a wooden handle. ..."

7. Physical Technics; Or, Practical Instructions for Making Experiments in by Joseph Frick (1862)
"A soldering iron is used for soft soldering. For our purposes, a tolerably thick, pointed iron set in a wooden handle is sufficient It is used in soldering ..."

8. The Techno-chemical Receipt Book: Containing Several Thousand Receipts by William Theodore Brannt, William Henry Wahl (1886)
"Soldering without a soldering iron. Pieces of brass, etc., can be soldered without it being possible to detect the joint by filing the pieces so that they ..."

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