[ok-see-uh-set-l-een, -in] /ˌɒk si əˈsɛt lˌin, -ɪn/

noting or pertaining to a mixture of oxygen and :
an oxyacetylene torch.
a mixture of oxygen and , used in a blowtorch for cutting steel plates or the like.


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