weld Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “weld” in the English Dictionary

"weld" in British English

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weldverb [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 ​separatepeople into a ​group who can ​work together ​successfully: He is a ​bornleader, who welded a ​collection of ​giftedindividualists into a ​realteam.

weldnoun [C]

uk   us   /weld/
a joint made by welding
(Definition of weld from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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weldverb [I/T]

 us   /weld/
to ​joinpieces of ​metal together ​permanently by ​melting the ​parts that ​touch, or to ​join one ​piece of ​metal to another in this way: [T] Iron ​spikes were welded to the ​railing around the ​embassy.
noun [C]  us   /weld/
A weld on the ​base of the ​chair had ​broken.
noun [C]  us   /ˈwel·dər/
He ​works as a welder.
(Definition of weld from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “weld”
in Korean 용접하다…
in Arabic يَلحِم…
in Malaysian mengimpal…
in French souder…
in Russian сваривать, приваривать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連接金屬, 焊接,鍛接(金屬)…
in Italian saldare…
in Turkish kaynak yapmak…
in Polish spawać…
in Spanish soldar…
in Vietnamese hàn…
in Portuguese soldar…
in Thai เชื่อม…
in German schweißen…
in Catalan soldar…
in Japanese ~を溶接する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连接金属, 焊接,锻接(金属)…
in Indonesian mengelas…
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