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oxyacetylene

Translation of oxyacetylene in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • oxiacetileno (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • We use the heat produced by the burning of acetylene in the flame of the oxyacetylene torch to make welds.
    • The oxyacetylene torch, for example, produces heat by burning acetylene gas in pure oxygen.
    • The success and widespread use of this method in 20th-century sculpture has depended on the invention around 1900 of fusion welding using oxyacetylene welding equipment.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.