Definitions for oxyacetyleneˌɒk si əˈsɛt lˌin, -ɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ox•y•a•cet•y•leneˌɒk si əˈsɛt lˌin, -ɪn(n.)

  1. a mixture of oxygen and acetylene, used in a blowtorch for cutting steel plates or the like.

    Category: Chemistry, Metallurgy

  2. (adj.)of, pertaining to, or using such a mixture.

    Category: Chemistry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oxyacetylene(noun)

    a mixture of oxygen and acetylene; used to create high temperatures for cutting or welding metals


  1. oxyacetylene(Noun)

    A mixture of oxygen and acetylene; burns at a high temperature and is used for cutting and welding metals.

  2. oxyacetylene(Adjective)

    Using this mixture e.g. an oxyacetylene torch


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