weld·​er ˈwel-dər How to pronounce welder (audio)
: one that welds: such as
: a person whose work is welding
: a machine used in welding

Examples of welder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sergey Savitsky, an engineer, was accused of stabbing welder Oleg Beloguzov in the chest, the Sun reported. Emily St. Martin, Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 2023 David was a welder and mechanic on steam and gas turbines, and was a gifted athlete, his obituary said. Liam Quinn, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2023 Josh Saunders, a union welder at John Deere who traveled from Iowa, reluctantly voted for Biden in 2020 and a third-party candidate in 2016. Lauren Kaori Gurley, Washington Post, 24 Jan. 2024 The crown went to Mitch White, a welder who had never had another hairstyle. Michael E. Miller, Washington Post, 6 Dec. 2023 The Cuban-American beauty is a full-time artist and has an exceptionally successful career as a sculptor, welder and photographer. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 20 Dec. 2023 Jason is a welder and is working at a shipyard in Hamilton. Hazlitt, 7 June 2023 There is less need for expensive robotic welders and human workers. Jon Markman, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 When Zhang left his village in northeastern China a decade ago to work as a welder in a big city, jobs were plentiful. Li Yuan, New York Times, 1 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of welder was circa 1828

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“Welder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/welder. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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