oxyacetylene


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oxyacetylene

a. a mixture of oxygen and acetylene; used in a blowpipe for cutting or welding metals at high temperatures
b. (as modifier): an oxyacetylene burner
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This was the shop where Newman realized the pieces Here II, 1965, and Here III, 1965-66, experimenting with hot-rolled, Cor-Ten, and stainless steel in both rectilinear columns and irregular contours shaped by oxyacetylene torch.
The oxyacetylene process is still one of the best techniques available for many applications.
Firefighters and police cleared 100 residents after three oxyacetylene cylinders were found in the blaze at Capels Garage, New Road, Pengam, yesterday evening.
The blaze in the workshop at Talyweunydd quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog, involved oxyacetylene cylinders and tanks of diesel and kerosene.
He said oxyacetylene gas canisters may have exploded inside the building, and there were fears of further blasts.
Chaos was triggered when a recovery van carrying oxyacetylene cylinders caught fire after it went to the aid of a broken-down lorry.
Santellano-Shirey has avoided serious injury, but last summer an oxyacetylene torch that flared up in her hand ignited her hair.
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The first 25 enlisted men joined an oxyacetylene company on 11 November 1917 for a 3-week course on welding.
Reports from onlookers suggested there could be oxyacetylene cylinders and cars inside the garages.
On the boat, we set up an oxyacetylene cutter, and another boat was set up to pull the light pole away from the cutting boat so no one would get hurt.
This interest in metal working tools and machinery seems likely to have been inspired by the influences that grew out of war production for World War II--especially the oxyacetylene torch that had been developed around that time.