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weld

verb [T] uk   us   /weld/

weld verb [T] (JOIN METAL)

to join two pieces of metal together permanently by melting the parts that touch: Iron spikes have been welded (on) to the railings around the embassy.

weld verb [T] (JOIN PEOPLE)

to make separate people into a group who can work together successfully: He is a born leader, who welded a collection of gifted individualists into a real team.

weld

noun [C] uk   us   /weld/
a joint made by welding
Translations of “weld”
in Arabic يَلحِم…
in Korean 용접하다…
in Malaysian mengimpal…
in French souder…
in Turkish kaynak yapmak…
in Italian saldare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連接金屬, 焊接,鍛接(金屬)…
in Russian сваривать, приваривать…
in Polish spawać…
in Vietnamese hàn…
in Spanish soldar…
in Portuguese soldar…
in Thai เชื่อม…
in German schweißen…
in Catalan soldar…
in Japanese ~を溶接する…
in Indonesian mengelas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连接金属, 焊接,锻接(金属)…
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