braze


1braze

transitive verb \ˈbrāz\
brazed braz·ing

Definition of BRAZE

archaic
:  harden

Origin of BRAZE

irregular from brass
First Known Use: 1602

2braze

transitive verb
brazed braz·ing

Definition of BRAZE

:  to solder with a nonferrous alloy having a lower melting point than the metals being joined
braz·er noun

Origin of BRAZE

French braser, from Old French, to burn, from breze hot coals — more at braise
First Known Use: 1677

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