Pronunciation: (sod'ur),[key] —n. 1. any of various alloys fused and applied to the joint between metal objects to unite them without heating the objects to the melting point.
2. anything that joins or unites: the solder of their common cause.
—v.t. 1. to join (metal objects) with solder.
2. to join closely and intimately: two fates inseparably soldered by misfortune. 3. to mend; repair; patch up.
—v.i. 1. to unite things with solder.
2. to become soldered or united; grow together.