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soldering iron

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noun

an instrument for melting and applying solder.

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Origin of soldering iron

First recorded in 1680–90
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British Dictionary definitions for soldering iron

soldering iron

noun

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
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