Sol·der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soldered p. pr. & vb. n. Soldering.]
1. To unite (metallic surfaces or edges) by the intervention of a more fusible metal or metallic alloy applied when melted; to join by means of metallic cement.
2. To mend; to patch up. “To solder up a broken cause.”
Sol·der·ing, a. & n. from Solder, v. t.
Soldering iron, Soldering tool, an instrument for soldering, consisting of a bit or bolt of copper having a pointed or wedge-shaped end, and furnished with a handle.
n : fastening firmly together [syn: bonding]