weld·​er | \ ˈwel-dər How to pronounce welder (audio) \

Definition of welder

: one that welds: such as
a : a person whose work is welding
b : a machine used in welding

Examples of welder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And a welder who built ships in the Long Beach area also has contributed to Friesen’s projects. oregonlive, 7 Aug. 2022 But that image comes at a cost: driving a planet-burning, pedestrian-maiming Transformer that is one TIG welder away from full-on War Boys territory. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 3 Aug. 2022 Dave Morgan, a passenger on the ship, told KIRO a repair person at the shipyard told him the damage was 14 inches by 10 feet and the plan was to bring in a welder to put a piece of metal over the damage. CBS News, 1 July 2022 There was a welder around the area and his gas cylinder exploded just very close to a private school... Nimi Princewill, CNN, 17 May 2022 Born in Jish, Israel, Tanous moved to the U.S. in 1976 and worked primarily as a welder and union pipefitter in the San Diego area, according to an obituary. oregonlive, 1 June 2022 Clarity over Ukraine is also what prompted Erik Inbody, a veteran infantryman who spent five years in the Marine Corps, to leave his job as a welder and metal fabricator in Texas – and his 4-year-old daughter – and join SOLI in Ukraine. Scott Peterson, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 May 2022 Rae Ripple is a welder and artist who often works on motorcycles, and talks about her projects on Instagram and other channels. John Brandon, Forbes, 26 Dec. 2021 These family-sustaining jobs, including fabricator, welder and material handler positions, all offer training, competitive and comprehensive benefits packages, and the opportunity for career advancement and leadership roles. Laura Ness Owens, Star Tribune, 20 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of welder

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of welder was circa 1828

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Last Updated

17 Aug 2022

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“Welder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/welder. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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