cold weld


Definition of cold weld

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to weld (metal) cold by pressure without the application of heat

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to adhere on contact without application of pressure or heat —used of metals in the vacuum of outer space

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Origin and Etymology of cold weld


First Known Use: 1851

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a brief usually trivial fact

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