oxyhydrogen

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ox·y·hy·dro·gen

 (ŏk′sē-hī′drə-jən)
adj.
Of or using a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen: an oxyhydrogen torch.

oxyhydrogen

(ˌɒksɪˈhaɪdrədʒən)
n
(General Engineering)
a. a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen used to provide an intense flame for welding
b. (as modifier): an oxyhydrogen blowpipe.

ox•y•hy•dro•gen

(ˌɒk sɪˈhaɪ drə dʒən)

adj.
pertaining to or involving a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen.
[1820–30]
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