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braze 1

tr.v. brazed, braz·ing, braz·es
1. To make of or decorate with brass.
2. To make hard like brass.

[Middle English brasen, from Old English brasian, from bræs, brass.]

braze 2

tr.v. brazed, braz·ing, braz·es
To solder (two pieces of metal) together using a hard solder with a high melting point.

[Probably from French braser, from Old French, to burn, from brese, hot coal, of Germanic origin; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

braz′er n.


vb (tr)
1. (Metallurgy) to decorate with, make like, or make of brass
2. to make like brass, as in hardness
[Old English bræsen, from bræs brass]


(General Engineering) (tr) to make a joint between (two metal surfaces) by fusing a layer of brass or high-melting solder between them
(General Engineering) the high-melting solder or alloy used in brazing
[C16: from Old French: to burn, of Germanic origin; see braise]
ˈbrazer n



v.t. brazed, braz•ing.
1. to make of brass.
2. to cover or ornament with or as if with brass.
3. to make brasslike.
[before 1000; Middle English brasen, Old English bræsian; see brass]



v.t. brazed, braz•ing.
to unite (metal objects) at high temperatures by applying any of various nonferrous solders.
[1575–85; < French braser, akin to braise live coals; see braise]
braz′er, n.


Past participle: brazed
Gerund: brazing

I braze
you braze
he/she/it brazes
we braze
you braze
they braze
I brazed
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we brazed
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Present Continuous
I am brazing
you are brazing
he/she/it is brazing
we are brazing
you are brazing
they are brazing
Present Perfect
I have brazed
you have brazed
he/she/it has brazed
we have brazed
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Past Continuous
I was brazing
you were brazing
he/she/it was brazing
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Past Perfect
I had brazed
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I will braze
you will braze
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we will braze
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Future Perfect
I will have brazed
you will have brazed
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Future Continuous
I will be brazing
you will be brazing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brazing
you have been brazing
he/she/it has been brazing
we have been brazing
you have been brazing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brazing
you will have been brazing
he/she/it will have been brazing
we will have been brazing
you will have been brazing
they will have been brazing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brazing
you had been brazing
he/she/it had been brazing
we had been brazing
you had been brazing
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I would braze
you would braze
he/she/it would braze
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Past Conditional
I would have brazed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.braze - solder together by using hard solder with a high melting point
solder - join or fuse with solder; "solder these two pipes together"


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