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spot-weld

[spot-weld] /ˈspɒtˌwɛld/
verb (used with object)
1.
to weld (two pieces of metal) together in a small area or spot by the application of heat and pressure.
noun
2.
a welded joint made by this process.
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Examples from the web for spot-weld
  • Examples of end-effectors include grippers, spot-weld guns, and spray paint guns.
  • The unit overheated and the metal housing expanded and ruptured at the spot-weld points.
British Dictionary definitions for spot-weld

spot-weld

verb
1.
(transitive) to join (two pieces of metal, esp in the form of wire or sheet) by one or more small circular welds by means of heat, usually electrically generated, and pressure
noun
2.
a weld so formed
Derived Forms
spot-welder, noun
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