fillet weld


: a weld of approximately triangular cross section used to join two pieces especially perpendicularly

Examples of fillet weld in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The excessive adhesive that oozed out of the joint was spread into what amounted to a fillet weld joint of epoxy. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 4 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fillet weld was in 1926

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“Fillet weld.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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