Definition of soldering iron in English:

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soldering iron

Pronunciation: /ˈsäd(ə)riNG ˌī(ə)rn/


A tool used for melting solder and applying it to metals that are to be joined.
Example sentences
  • Having started from scratch in 1983 they claim to have the most comprehensive range of butane powered soldering irons and heat tools available worldwide.
  • ‘We use soldering irons, heat tools and many other things to create the pieces,’ said Mrs Crellin.
  • In this process they learnt to use power drills, hack saws and soldering irons.

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Syllabification: sol·der·ing i·ron

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