Meaning of “oxyacetylene” in the English Dictionary

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"oxyacetylene" in British English

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oxyacetylenenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɒəˈset.əl.iːn/ us /ˌɑːəˈset̬.əl.iːn/ specialized

a mixture of oxygen and acetylene (= a gas) that produces a hot bright flame, and that can be used for cutting metal:

an oxyacetylene lamp/torch

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

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