Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “solder”

solder

noun [U] uk   /ˈsəʊl.dər/ us    /ˈsɑː.dɚ/
a soft metal that is melted in order to join together pieces of metal so that they stick together when it cools and becomes hard againMetals and metalworkingChemical elements

solder

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈsəʊl.dər/ us    /ˈsɑː.dɚ/
to join pieces of metal together using solderMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
(Definition of solder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of solder?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “solder” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bitter

a type of dark brown beer with a bitter taste

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More