Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: INDUSTRY

Date: 1900-2000
Origin: oxygen + acetylene

oxyacetylene

noun
     
ox‧y‧a‧cet‧y‧lene [uncountable] technical
TIHC a mixture of oxygen and acetylene that produces a hot white flame that can cut steel
Word of the Day
The INDUSTRY
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics