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 for Solder
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Solder \Sol"der\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soldered; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Soldering.] [Formerlysoder. See Solder, n.]
     1. To unite (metallic surfaces or edges) by the intervention
        of a more fusible metal or metallic alloy applied when
        melted; to join by means of metallic cement.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To mend; to patch up. "To solder up a broken cause."
        --Hooker.
        [1913 Webster]

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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Hard solder, a solder which fuses only at a red heat, as
        one composed of zinc and copper, or silver and copper,
        etc.
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  solder
      n 1: an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join
           two metal surfaces
      v 1: join or fuse with solder; "solder these two pipes together"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  98 Moby Thesaurus words for "solder":
     accouple, accumulate, agglutinate, amass, articulate, assemble,
     associate, band, bind, blaze, blister, bond, bracket, brand, braze,
     bridge, bridge over, burn, burn in, burn off, carve, cast,
     cauterize, cement, chain, char, chase, chisel, clap together, coal,
     collect, combine, comprise, concatenate, conglobulate, conjoin,
     conjugate, connect, copulate, couple, cover, crack, cupel, cut,
     embrace, encompass, engrave, flame, found, fuse, gather, glue,
     grave, gum, include, insculpture, join, knot, lay together, league,
     link, lump together, marry, marshal, mass, merge, mobilize, model,
     mold, oxidate, oxidize, pair, parch, paste, piece together,
     put together, pyrolyze, roll into one, scorch, sculp, sculpt,
     sculpture, sear, singe, span, splice, stick together, swinge,
     take in, tape, tie, torrefy, unify, unite, vesicate, vulcanize,
     weld, yoke
  
  

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