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Meaning of oxyacetylene

ox•y•a•cet•y•lene

Pronunciation: (ok"sē-u-set'l-ēn", -in), [key]
— adj.
  1. noting or pertaining to a mixture of oxygen and acetylene: an oxyacetylene torch.
—n.
  1. a mixture of oxygen and acetylene, used in a blowtorch for cutting steel plates or the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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