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Welding of overlapping pieces of metal at small points by application of great pressure and electric current.
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to join (two pieces of metal, esp in the form of wire or sheet) by one or more small circular welds by means of heat, usually electrically generated, and pressure
(Mechanical Engineering) a weld so formed
1. to weld (two pieces of metal) together in a small area by the application of heat and pressure.n.
2. a welded joint made by this process.
Past participle: spot-welded
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|Noun||1.||spot-weld - each of the welds made by welding at a separate point|
weld - a metal joint formed by softening with heat and fusing or hammering together
|Verb||1.||spot-weld - make circular welds; "These pipes are only spotwelded"|
weld - join together by heating; "weld metal"