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oxyacetylene

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adjective oxy·acet·y·lene \ˌäk-sē-ə-ˈse-tə-lən, -ˌlēn\

Definition of oxyacetylene

  1. :  of, relating to, or utilizing a mixture of oxygen and acetylene <an oxyacetylene torch>



Origin and Etymology of oxyacetylene

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1909


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