hard solder

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noun

a solder fusing at temperatures above 1200°F (650°C).

Nearby words

  1. hard sauce,
  2. hard science,
  3. hard sell,
  4. hard shoulder,
  5. hard sign,
  6. hard standing,
  7. hard stuff,
  8. hard tack,
  9. hard tick,
  10. hard time

Compare soft solder.

Origin of hard solder

First recorded in 1840–50

Also called brazing alloy.

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Examples from the Web for brazing alloy

  • The Clockmakers have come, requisitioned, to do the touch-holes, the hard-solder and filework.

    The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle