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A person welding.

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old English *wealde, from Germanic. Cognate with Dutch wouw, Swedish vau.

Alternative spellings

Noun

Singular
weld

Plural
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weld ({{{1}}})
  1. A herb (Reseda luteola) related to mignonette, growing in Europe, and to some extent in America, used to make a yellow dye; dyer's broom; dyer's rocket; dyer's weed; wild woad.
  2. The yellow coloring matter or dye extracted from this plant.
Translations
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Etymology 2

Alteration of well (boil, rise), probably influenced by the past participle, welled

Verb

Infinitive
to weld

Third person singular
-

Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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to weld (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To bind together inseparably; to unite closely or intimately.
    • 1847: Alfred Lord Tennyson, The Princess
      Now should men see / Two women faster welded in one love / Than pairs of wedlock.
  2. (transitive) To join two materials (especially two metals) together by applying heat, pressure and filler, either separately or in any combination.
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Noun

Singular
weld

Plural
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weld ({{{1}}})
  1. The state of being welded.
  2. The joint made by welding.
Derived terms

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Etymology 3

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Verb

Infinitive
to weld

Third person singular
-

Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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to weld (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) (obsolete) To wield.

References

weld” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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