verb (1)
\ ˈbrāz How to pronounce braze (audio) \
brazed; brazing

Definition of braze

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verb (2)
brazed; brazing

Definition of braze (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

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

Other Words from braze

Verb (2)

brazer noun

First Known Use of braze

Verb (1)

1604, in the meaning defined above

Verb (2)

1678, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for braze

Verb (1)

irregular from brass

Verb (2)

French braser, from Old French, to burn, from breze hot coals — more at braise

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using a distributed computer network

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