weld·er | \ˈwel-dər \

Definition of welder 

: one that welds: such as

a : a person whose work is welding

b : a machine used in welding

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Daniel Wesley Rose, 65, of Fort Pierce, FL and formerly of East Granby, a carpenter, welder, farmer and poet, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Florida. courant.com, "Daniel Wesley Rose," 8 July 2018 The more than 100 employees the company plans to hire over the next three years will be engineers, welders, technicians, satellite operators, data scientist managers and support personnel. Lily Altavena, azcentral, "Satellite company AQST moving HQ to Mesa, bringing 125 jobs with it," 5 June 2018 In-demand manufacturing jobs included maintenance and repair workers, machinists and welders, cutters, solderers and brazers. Olivera Perkins, cleveland.com, "In-demand jobs go unfilled because workers lack skills: Team NEO report," 7 May 2018 After lunch, drive west through Princeton proper — past the welder, winemaker, surfboard shaper, and distillery — to the parking lot at the end of W. Point Avenue. Gregory Thomas, SFChronicle.com, "One Day, One Place: Half Moon Bay harbor," 11 July 2018 Besides being a welder, Bo was a gardener growing strawberries and vegetables on the family farm. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "William M. Waldie," 28 June 2018 Years as a welder have left his hands calloused, nearly immune to burns. Hilary Cadigan, Bon Appetit, "The Unmistakable Bryan Furman, Georgia’s New King of Barbecue," 25 June 2018 DeAngelo's stepfather worked for Burgarel’s father at Sierra Crane and Hoist as a welder making indoor overhead cranes. Tony Bizjak, Anita Chabria, Dale Kasler, Nashelly Chavez And Diana Lambert, sacbee, "He was quirky and complex. But they never thought the former cop next door could be notorious," 25 Apr. 2018 Fire officials have said the March 26, 2014, fire at 298 Beacon St., which killed Lieutenant Edward J. Walsh Jr. and Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy, was started by sparks from welders working on an iron handrail in a building next door. Marek Mazurek, BostonGlobe.com, "Late Boston firefighters’ families urge tough fire laws," 12 July 2018

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circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of welder was circa 1828

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: a person whose job is to weld materials together

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