oxyhydrogen

oxyhydrogen
/ok'si huy"dreuh jeuhn/, adj.
1. pertaining to or involving a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen.
n.
2. a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen, used in a blowtorch for welding steel plates or the like.
[1820-30; OXY-2 + HYDROGEN]

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  • oxyhydrogen — [äk΄si hī′drə jən] adj. [ OXY 1 + HYDROGEN] of or using a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen, as for producing a hot flame used in welding or cutting metals [oxyhydrogen torch] …   English World dictionary

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  • oxyhydrogen — adjective Date: 1827 of, relating to, or utilizing a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen < an oxyhydrogen torch > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Oxyhydrogen blowpipe — Oxyhydrogen Ox y*hy dro*gen, a. [Oxy (a) + hydrogen.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen at over 5000[deg] F. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {Oxyhydrogen blowpipe}. (Chem.) See {Blowpipe}. {Oxyhydrogen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxyhydrogen microscope — Oxyhydrogen Ox y*hy dro*gen, a. [Oxy (a) + hydrogen.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen at over 5000[deg] F. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {Oxyhydrogen blowpipe}. (Chem.) See {Blowpipe}. {Oxyhydrogen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxyhydrogen light — A light produced by the incandescence of some substances, esp. lime, in the oxyhydrogen flame. Coal gas (producing the {oxygas light}), or the vapor of ether ({oxyether light}) or methylated spirit ({oxyspirit light}), may be substituted for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxyhydrogen cutting — Oxyhydrogen cutting. См. Водородно кислородная резка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Oxyhydrogen welding — Oxyhydrogen welding. См. Водородно кислородная сварка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Oxyhydrogen microscope — Microscope Mi cro*scope, n. [Micro + scope.] An optical instrument, consisting of a lens, or combination of lenses, for making an enlarged image of an object which is too minute to be viewed by the {naked eye}. [1913 Webster] {Compound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxyhydrogen torch — noun see oxyhydrogen blowpipe * * * oxyhydrogen torch, a tool with a very hot flame for welding or cutting through metals. It uses a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen …   Useful english dictionary

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