oxyacetylene

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oxy- +‎ acetylene

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oxyacetylene (uncountable)

  1. A mixture of oxygen and acetylene, which burns at a high temperature and is used for cutting and welding metals.

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oxyacetylene (not comparable)

  1. Using this mixture, e.g. an oxyacetylene torch.
    • 1946 January and February, “Notes and News: Demolition of Rhydyfelin Viaduct”, in Railway Magazine, page 53:
      The first stage of the demolition work consisted of removing, by oxy-acetylene cutting, the whole of the plate floor, cross-girders, and lattice parapets.

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