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sol·der

 (sŏd′ər)
n.
1. Any of various fusible alloys, usually tin and lead, used to join metallic parts.
2. Something that joins or cements.
v. sol·dered, sol·der·ing, sol·ders
v.tr.
1. To unite or repair (parts, for example) with solder.
2. To join or unite: The agreement soldered the factions into an alliance.
v.intr.
1. To unite or repair something with solder.
2. To be joined or united.

[Middle English soudur, from Old French soudure, soldure, from souder, soulder, to solder, from Latin solidāre, to make solid, from solidus, solid; see solid.]

sol′der·a·ble adj.
sol′der·er n.

solder

(ˈsɒldə; US ˈsɒdər)
n
1. (Metallurgy) an alloy for joining two metal surfaces by melting the alloy so that it forms a thin layer between the surfaces. Soft solders are alloys of lead and tin; brazing solders are alloys of copper and zinc
2. something that joins things together firmly; a bond
vb
(Metallurgy) to join or mend or be joined or mended with or as if with solder
[C14: via Old French from Latin solidāre to strengthen, from solidus solid]
ˈsolderable adj
ˈsolderer n

sol•der

(ˈsɒd ər)

n.
1. any of various alloys fused and applied to the joint between metal objects to unite them without heating the objects to the melting point.
2. anything that joins or unites.
v.t.
3. to join (metal objects) with solder.
4. to join closely and intimately.
v.i.
5. to unite things with solder.
6. to become united.
[1325–75; Middle English soudour (n.) < Old French soudure, soldure, derivative of solder to solder < Latin solidāre to make solid, derivative of solidus solid]
sol′der•a•ble, adj.
sol′der•er, n.

solder

, solid - To solder something is etymologically to make it solid; solid comes from Latin solidus, "solid, whole."
See also related terms for solid.

solder


Past participle: soldered
Gerund: soldering

Imperative
solder
solder
Present
I solder
you solder
he/she/it solders
we solder
you solder
they solder
Preterite
I soldered
you soldered
he/she/it soldered
we soldered
you soldered
they soldered
Present Continuous
I am soldering
you are soldering
he/she/it is soldering
we are soldering
you are soldering
they are soldering
Present Perfect
I have soldered
you have soldered
he/she/it has soldered
we have soldered
you have soldered
they have soldered
Past Continuous
I was soldering
you were soldering
he/she/it was soldering
we were soldering
you were soldering
they were soldering
Past Perfect
I had soldered
you had soldered
he/she/it had soldered
we had soldered
you had soldered
they had soldered
Future
I will solder
you will solder
he/she/it will solder
we will solder
you will solder
they will solder
Future Perfect
I will have soldered
you will have soldered
he/she/it will have soldered
we will have soldered
you will have soldered
they will have soldered
Future Continuous
I will be soldering
you will be soldering
he/she/it will be soldering
we will be soldering
you will be soldering
they will be soldering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been soldering
you have been soldering
he/she/it has been soldering
we have been soldering
you have been soldering
they have been soldering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been soldering
you will have been soldering
he/she/it will have been soldering
we will have been soldering
you will have been soldering
they will have been soldering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been soldering
you had been soldering
he/she/it had been soldering
we had been soldering
you had been soldering
they had been soldering
Conditional
I would solder
you would solder
he/she/it would solder
we would solder
you would solder
they would solder
Past Conditional
I would have soldered
you would have soldered
he/she/it would have soldered
we would have soldered
you would have soldered
they would have soldered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solder - an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfacessolder - an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces
alloy, metal - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
hard solder - solder that contains copper; melts at a relatively high temperature; used for brazing
silver solder - a solder that contains silver
soft solder - solder that melts at a relatively low temperature
Verb1.solder - join or fuse with solder; "solder these two pipes together"
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
dip solder - solder by immersion in a bath of molten solder
soft-solder - repair with soft-solder
braze - solder together by using hard solder with a high melting point
Translations
سَبيكَة لِحاميَلْحِم
letovatpájetpájkapojidlospájet
loddeloddemetal
juottaa
forraszforrasztösszeforraszt
lóîa samanlóîmálmur
lituoklislituotilydmetalis
lodalvalodētpielodēt
spojivo
lehimlehimlemek

solder

[ˈsəʊldəʳ]
A. Nsoldadura f
B. VTsoldar

solder

[ˈsəʊldər]
vtsouder
nsoudure fsoldering iron nfer m à souder

solder

nLötmittel nt, → Lötzinn nt
vtlöten; (= solder together)verlöten; soldered jointLötstelle f

solder

[ˈsəʊldəʳ]
2. vtsaldare
soldering iron → saldatore m (attrezzo)

solder

(ˈsəuldə) , ((American) ˈsodər) noun
melted metal or alloy used to join one piece of metal to another.
verb
to join (two or more pieces of metal) with solder. He soldered the broken wire back on to the transistor; I'd like to learn how to solder.
ˈsoldering-iron noun
a type of tool for providing the heat needed when soldering.
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Once you're comfortable with how much heat to apply for a good solder joint, you can switch to MAPP gas to speed up all of your soldering jobs.
Each bead had a small patch of low-melting-point solder on each side of its waist, and these patches bonded the beads into a solid structure.
By embedding individual solder/flux segments into the header housing, the company's headers self-solder with single pass reflow using industry standard equipment and process without adding solder, solder paste or flux.
electronics companies are facing the challenge of using an alternative to lead-tin solder in manufacturing.
Selective soldering (using nozzles) is being increasingly preferred to traditional wave (using pallets) and hand soldering techniques due to the enhanced capabilities in terms of cost, defect reduction, solder quality, and improved throughput.
An Investigation into Lead-Free Low Silver Cored Solder Wire for Electronics Manufacturing Applications"
Generally, a bottom-side heater is utilized to heat the entire board to an intermediate temperature, below the melting point of solder.
A single nozzle mounted on a solder pot and fountain travels around the underside of a PCB, soldering specific sites according to an individual sequential program created for that board.
It is supposed that a solder applicable for aluminium must contain the alloying elements which form the solid solution or intermetallic phases with aluminium, whereas their mutual solubility may be low.
Yet to ensure a good metallurgical and mechanical attachment, the common element for all reballing methods is the need to reflow solder balls while aligned on the BGA lands.
There may be more erosion of tips with lead-free solder because of its higher tin content.
Buy lead-free solder that's designed for pipes; you'll find it in the plumbing section of the store.