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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
1. To unite or repair (parts, for example) with solder.
2. To join or unite: The agreement soldered the factions into an alliance.
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.
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Noun1.solderer - a worker who joins or mends with solder
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
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Upon completion of the program, students are prepared for work as a welder, cutter, fitter, solderer or brazer.
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When soldering without effective control, solder flux fume is likely to enter the breathing zone of the solderer causing the development of occupational asthma, long term carcinogenic diseases, damage and irritation to the respiratory tract, and other serious complaints.
Growing up as a diehard Rangers fan, however, I bet he wasn't too keen on The Solderer's Song.