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weld

verb [T] uk   /weld/ us  

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   /weld/ us  
a joint made by welding
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