Weld meaning

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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.

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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.

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To join (metals) by applying heat, sometimes with pressure and sometimes with an intermediate or filler metal having a high melting point.
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To bring into close association or union.
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To be capable of being welded.
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The union of two metal parts by welding.
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The joint formed by welding.
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The yellow dye obtained from dyer's rocket.
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To unite (pieces of metal, plastic, etc.) by heating until molten and fused or until soft enough to hammer or press together.
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To bring into close or intimate union; unite in a single, compact whole.
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To be welded or capable of being welded.

Alloys that weld at different heats.

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A welding or being welded.
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The joint formed by welding.
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A European mignonette (Reseda luteola) that yields a yellow dye.
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The dye.
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A surname​ possibly deriving from the Old English word for woodland. The family is mainly located in the Southern regions of England.
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Origin of weld

  • Alteration (probably influenced by welled) (past participle of well) of well to weld (obsolete and dialectal)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English welde

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition