spot-weld


spot-weld
noun
each of the welds made by welding at a separate point
Syn: ↑spot weld
Derivationally related forms: ↑spotweld, ↑spotweld (for: ↑spot weld), ↑spot-weld (for: ↑spot weld)
Hypernyms: ↑weld
verb
make circular welds
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These pipes are only spotwelded

Syn: ↑spotweld
Derivationally related forms:
Hypernyms: ↑weld
Verb Frames:
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I. \\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ noun
: a joint made by spot welding
II. transitive verb
: to weld two pieces at isolated spots rather than in a continuous seam

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/spot"weld'/, v.t.
1. to weld (two pieces of metal) together in a small area or spot by the application of heat and pressure.
n.
2. a welded joint made by this process.

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spotˈ-weld transitive verb
To join metal with single circular welds
noun
A weld of this kind
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Main Entry:spot

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spot-weld «SPOT WEHLD», transitive verb.
to weld by passing electric current through the contacting spots and applying pressure: »

It has also proved possible to spot-weld electrically studs and stiffener brackets to the steel back of the laminate without damaging the film on the surface (New Scientist).

a weld made by spot-welding.

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1.
v. [trans.] join by welding at a number of separate points

the wire was spot-welded in place

2.
n. spot weld each of the welds so made
Derivatives:
spot welder n. spot welding n.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • spot-weld — /spot weld /, v.t. 1. to weld (two pieces of metal) together in a small area or spot by the application of heat and pressure. n. 2. a welded joint made by this process. * * * …   Universalium

  • spot-weld — spot′ weld v. t. 1) bui mel to weld (two pieces of metal) together in a small area by the application of heat and pressure 2) bui mel a welded joint made by this process • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Spot weld — Spot weld. См. Шов точечной сварки. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • spot-weld — ► VERB ▪ join by welding at a number of separate points …   English terms dictionary

  • spot weld — noun each of the welds made by welding at a separate point • Syn: ↑spot weld • Derivationally related forms: ↑spotweld (for: ↑spot weld), ↑spot weld (for: ↑spot weld), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • spot-weld — verb join by welding at a number of separate points. noun (spot weld) a weld so made. Derivatives spot welder noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • spot weld — a weld so made. → spot weld …   English new terms dictionary

  • spot-weld — /ˈspɒt wɛld/ (say spot weld) verb (t) 1. to weld (two pieces of metal) together by compressing them between two electrodes through which a heavy current passes for a short time. 2. to join (thermoplastic materials) together at a number of spots… …   Australian English dictionary

  • spot weld — 1. noun A weld made by spot welding 2. verb To join pieces of metal using spot welding …   Wiktionary

  • spot weld — Fastening parts together by fusing, at various spots. Heavy surge of electricity is passed through the parts held in firm contact by electrodes …   Dictionary of automotive terms


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