To join two pieces of metal together by heating the edges to be joined and then melting drops of brass or bronze on the area. Unlike welding, this operation is similar to soldering, except a higher melting point material is used.

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  • Braze — Braze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Brazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brazing}.] [F. braser to solder, fr. Icel. brasa to harden by fire. Cf. {Brass}.] 1. To solder with hard solder, esp. with an alloy of copper and zinc; as, to braze the seams of a copper pipe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Braze — Braze, v. t. [AS. br[ae]sian, fr. br[ae]s brass. See {Brass}.] To cover or ornament with brass. Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • braze — index cement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • braze — ► VERB ▪ solder with an alloy of copper and zinc. ► NOUN ▪ a brazed joint. ORIGIN French braser solder …   English terms dictionary

  • braze — braze1 [brāz] vt. brazed, brazing [Fr braser, to solder, var. of braiser,BRAISE] to join (metals) by melting nonferrous metals or alloys into the joints at temperatures exceeding 800°F (426.7°C): see SOLDER, WELD1 brazer n. braze2 [brāz] vt …   English World dictionary

  • Braze-on — A braze on is name for any number of parts of a bicycle which have been permanently attached to the frame.cite web |url= bo z.html#brazeon |title=Sheldon Brown s Bicycle Glossary: Braze on |accessdate=2007 10 01… …   Wikipedia

  • braze — {{11}}braze (v.1) to expose to the action of fire, 1580s, perhaps from Fr. braser to solder, in Old French, to burn, related to brese embers (see BRAISE (Cf. braise)). Related: Brazed; brazing. {{12}}braze (v.2) to make …   Etymology dictionary

  • braze — I [[t]breɪz[/t]] v. t. brazed, braz•ing 1) to make of brass 2) to cover or ornament with or as if with brass 3) to make brasslike • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME brasen, OE bræsian; see brass II braze [[t]breɪz[/t]] v. t. brazed, braz•ing mel to unite …   From formal English to slang

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