weld 1 (wĕld)
v. weld·ed, weld·ing, welds
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.
To be capable of being welded.
1. The union of two metal parts by welding.
2. The joint formed by welding.
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