tack-weld

transitive verb

Definition of tack-weld

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to fasten (two pieces of metal) together by welding them at various isolated points

tack weld

noun

Definition of tack weld (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a joint or fastening secured by tack welding
2 : one of the small welded points in a joint that has been tack-welded

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History and Etymology for tack-weld

Transitive verb

back-formation from tack welding

Noun

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“Tack-weld.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tack-weld. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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