The DICT Development Group
2 definitions found
for Soft solder
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Solder \Sol"der\, n. [Formerly soder; F. soudure, OF. soudeure,
fr. OF. & F. souder to solder, L. solidare to fasten, to make
solid. See Solid, and cf. Sawder.]
A metal or metallic alloy used when melted for uniting
adjacent metallic edges or surfaces; a metallic cement.
Hence, anything which unites or cements.
Hard solder, a solder which fuses only at a red heat, as
one composed of zinc and copper, or silver and copper,
Soft solder, a solder fusible at comparatively low
temperatures; as, plumbers' solder, consisting of two
parts lead and one part tin, is a soft solder.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: solder that melts at a relatively low temperature
Contactemail@example.com Specification=RFC 2229