meaning of braze

braze meaning in General Dictionary

to pay for or ornament with brass

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  • To solder with hard solder esp with an alloy of copper and zinc regarding braze the seams of a copper pipe
  • solder together simply by using hard solder with a high melting point
  • To solder with tough solder, esp. with an alloy of copper and zinc; because, to braze the seams of a copper pipe.
  • To harden.
  • to pay for or ornament with brass.

braze meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"to expose toward activity of fire," 1580s, perhaps from French braser "to solder," in Old French, "to burn," linked to brese "embers" (see braise). Associated: Brazed; brazing.

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  • "to create of or protect in metal," Old English brasian "to complete work in brass, label of metal," from br

braze meaning in General Dictionary

(v. i.) To solder with hard solder, esp. with an alloy of copper and zinc; as, to braze the seams of a copper pipeline.

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  • (v. i.) To harden.
  • (v. t.) To cover or ornament with metal.