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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [weld]
    • /wɛld/
    • /ˈwel.dɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weld]
    • /wɛld/

Definitions of welding word

  • verb with object welding to unite or fuse (as pieces of metal) by hammering, compressing, or the like, especially after rendering soft or pasty by heat, and sometimes with the addition of fusible material like or unlike the pieces to be united. 1
  • verb with object welding to bring into complete union, harmony, agreement, etc. 1
  • verb without object welding to undergo welding; be capable of being welded: a metal that welds easily. 1
  • noun welding a welded junction or joint. 1
  • noun welding the act of welding or the state of being welded. 1
  • noun welding Present participle of weld. 1

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Origin of welding

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
1590-1600; variant of well2 in obsolete sense “to boil, weld”

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Welding


welding popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

welding usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for welding

noun welding

  • intermixture — a mass of ingredients mixed together.
  • liquefaction — the act or process of liquefying or making liquid.
  • coalescence — to grow together or into one body: The two lakes coalesced into one.
  • synthesis — the combining of the constituent elements of separate material or abstract entities into a single or unified entity (opposed to analysis, ) the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements.
  • coadunation — (obsolete) union into a single body or mass; unity.

adjective welding

  • connecting — joined or linked; linking two things

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