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weld 1

 (wĕld)
v. weld·ed, weld·ing, welds
v.tr.
1. To join (metals) by applying heat, sometimes with pressure and sometimes with an intermediate or filler metal having a high melting point.
2. To bring into close association or union.
v.intr.
To be capable of being welded.
n.
1. The union of two metal parts by welding.
2. The joint formed by welding.

[Alteration (probably influenced by welled, past participle of well) of well, to weld (obsolete and dialectal).]

weld 2

 (wĕld) also wold (wōld)
n.
2. The yellow dye obtained from dyer's rocket.

[Middle English welde.]
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welding

(ˈwɛldɪŋ)
n
1. (Metallurgy)
a. the activity of uniting metal or plastic by softening with heat and hammering, or by fusion
b. (as modifier): welding equipment.
2. (Metallurgy) (as modifier): welding equipment.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.welding - fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressurewelding - fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressure
fastening, attachment - the act of fastening things together
butt welding, butt-welding - creating a butt joint by welding
spot welding, spot-welding - creating an overlapping joint by welding at small points
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Translations
hegesztés
sveising

welding

[ˈweldɪŋ]
A. Nsoldadura f
B. CPD [process] → de soldar, soldador
welding torch Nsoplete m soldador
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welding

[ˈwɛldɪŋ] nsoudure f (autogène)welding torch nchalumeau m
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welding

nSchweißen nt
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welding

[ˈwɛldɪŋ] nsaldatura
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References in classic literature ?
Welding an old pike-head, sir; there were seams and dents in it.
they have shown the French at Courtrai and elsewhere that they are as deft in wielding steel as in welding it."
Lastly, I have scarcely spoken of the domestic and family customs of the Kukuanas, many of which are exceedingly quaint, or of their proficiency in the art of smelting and welding metals.