A man welding.
- The definition of a weld is the result of two things being melted together.
An example of a weld is the joint made by melting the stem and base of a candle holder together.
- Weld is defined as to melt a material with heat and use pressure to join two pieces together.
An example of weld is using a torch to melt the stem of a candle holder onto a metal base.
- to unite (pieces of metal, plastic, etc.) by heating until molten and fused or until soft enough to hammer or press together
- to bring into close or intimate union; unite in a single, compact whole
Origin of weldaltered (with unhistoric -d) from obsolete well, to weld from Middle English wellen, to weld, well, verb
- a welding or being welded
- the joint formed by welding
- a European mignonette (Reseda luteola) that yields a yellow dye
- the dye
Origin of weldMiddle English welde, akin to Middle Low German wolde, Middle Dutch wouw
verbweld·ed, weld·ing, welds
- To join (metals) by applying heat, sometimes with pressure and sometimes with an intermediate or filler metal having a high melting point.
- To bring into close association or union.
- The union of two metal parts by welding.
- The joint formed by welding.
Origin of weldAlteration ( probably influenced by welled ) ( past participle of well 1)of well 1 to weld (obsolete and dialectal)
- See dyer's rocket.
- The yellow dye obtained from dyer's rocket.
Origin of weldMiddle English welde
- A surname possibly deriving from the Old English word for woodland. The family is mainly located in the Southern regions of England.