1 of 2

transitive verb

: to join by welding along overlapping edges or seams

lap weld

2 of 2


: a joint made by lap-welding

Word History


Transitive verb

lap entry 3 + weld, verb


from lap-weld

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“Lap-weld.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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