carbon-arc cutting[¦kär·bən ¦ärk ′kəd·iŋ]
An arc cutting process which generates heat in order to melt a base metal with a carbon electrode to eventually produce a cut.
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An arc-cutting process in which the severing of metal is effected by melting with the heat of an arc produced between the carbon electrode and the metal being cut.
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