Weld Definition

wĕld
welded, welding, welds
verb
welded, welding, welds
To unite (pieces of metal, plastic, etc.) by heating until molten and fused or until soft enough to hammer or press together.
Webster's New World
To join (metals) by applying heat, sometimes with pressure and sometimes with an intermediate or filler metal having a high melting point.
American Heritage
To be welded or capable of being welded.
Alloys that weld at different heats.
Webster's New World
To bring into close or intimate union; unite in a single, compact whole.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
solderlinkjoinfuseconnectcombinebindprojection-weldresistance-weldelectric-weldacetylene-weldseam-weldspot-weldunitefix
Antonyms:
noun
A welding or being welded.
Webster's New World
The joint formed by welding.
Webster's New World
A European mignonette (Reseda luteola) that yields a yellow dye.
Webster's New World
The dye.
Webster's New World
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.
YourDictionary
Synonyms:
Reseda luteoladyer's mignonettedyer's rockettheodore dwight weld
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pronoun

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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Other Word Forms of Weld

Noun

Singular:
weld
Plural:
welds

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

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