Meaning of “acetylene” in the English Dictionary

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"acetylene" in British English

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acetylenenoun [ U ]

uk /əˈset.ə.liːn/ us /əˈset̬.ə.liːn/

a gas with a strong smell that burns with a very hot, bright flame, used in cutting and joining metal

(Definition of “acetylene” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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