- pertaining to or involving a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen.
- a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen, used in a blowtorch for welding steel plates or the like.
Origin of oxyhydrogen
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This differs from the oxyhydrogen blowpipe only in the size of the tubes.
It has been used also as a source of heat and light in the oxyhydrogen blowpipe.
The luminous intensity of the oxyhydrogen lime-light as used in practice was generally from 200 to 400 candle-power.Artificial Light
Whilst engaged at the Surrey Institution he invented the oxyhydrogen blow-pipe.Cornish Characters
For a small screen the oxyhydrogen light will be sufficient.
- a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen used to provide an intense flame for welding
- (as modifier)an oxyhydrogen blowpipe
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