Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang

soldering iron

an instrument for melting and applying solder.
Origin of soldering iron
First recorded in 1680-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for soldering iron
Historical Examples
  • Graham busied himself with the soldering iron and another headband.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • The soldering iron is, or should be, conquered by this time.

    Elements of Plumbing Samuel Dibble
  • I had something like a soldering iron that I could press against the screw-head.

    The Trouble with Telstar John Berryman
  • Just remember that every touch of your soldering iron is critical.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • An' about this engine—Jim—ain't you got ne'er a pal as can use a soldering iron?

  • Patrick heated a soldering iron in a little furnace in which burned glowing charcoal.

  • He laid his soldering iron down and massaged the small of his back, grimacing slightly.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • She took the soldering iron out of her locker, plugged it in, and reached out for the pan of 731 wires.

  • She saw the soldering iron and the tiny flame that rose as he carefully passed it along the edges of the zinc.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • Few boys seem to be aware of the entertainment they may obtain with a soldering iron, a pair of shears, and a file.

British Dictionary definitions for soldering iron

soldering iron

a hand tool consisting of a handle fixed to a copper tip that is heated, electrically or in a flame, and used to melt and apply solder
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for soldering iron

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for soldering

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for soldering iron