weld

To weld is to use intense heat to merge two pieces of metal together. This word refers to other kinds of joining as well. If two companies merge, they’ve been welded.

Have you ever seen someone with a large metal mask and a blowtorch, doing something to pieces of metal? That person — called a welder — was welding, which joins pieces of metal together through heat. Welding is a type of merging, joining, or connecting. The concept also applies to situations that don’t involve metal or flames. You could say a married couple has been welded. This is word for putting things together.

Primary Meanings of weld

1.
nv
a metal joint formed by softening with heat and fusing or hammering together
join together by heating
2.
n
European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye; naturalized in North America
Full Definitions of weld
1

n a metal joint formed by softening with heat and fusing or hammering together

Types:
spot weld, spot-weld
each of the welds made by welding at a separate point
Type of:
joint
junction by which parts or objects are joined together

v join together by heating

weld metal”
Types:
spot-weld, spotweld
make circular welds
butt-weld, buttweld
join by a butt weld
Type of:
conjoin, join
make contact or come together

v unite closely or intimately

“Her gratitude welded her to him”
Type of:
merge, unify, unite
join or combine
2

n European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye; naturalized in North America

Synonyms:
Reseda luteola, dyer's mignonette, dyer's rocket
Type of:
reseda
any plant of the genus Reseda

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