Definition of braze in English:

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braze

Pronunciation: /breɪz/

verb

[with object] (often as adjective brazed)
Form, fix, or join by soldering with an alloy of copper and zinc at high temperature: a brazed joint a disc is brazed to the cut-off end of the drill shank
More example sentences
  • These steels are also brazed using nickel alloy filler metal.
  • The handle is welded to the body rather than brazed or silver soldered.
  • They can be readily brazed, and many coppers and copper alloys can be welded by various gas, arc and resistance methods.

noun

A brazed joint.

Origin

Late 17th century: from French braser 'solder', ultimately of Germanic origin.

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