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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In April 2015, Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley determined the welders were not criminally responsible for the Back Bay fire. Marek Mazurek, BostonGlobe.com, "Late Boston firefighters’ families urge tough fire laws," 12 July 2018 To produce the Mad Max-esque Tapacios, Cappello wandered the streets of the Doctores neighborhood, an area now known for its auto repair shops, for scrap materials then brought them to a local welder, who created vehicles out of them. Diana Budds, Curbed, "4 lessons Mexican designers can teach the world," 19 Oct. 2018 That has been happening for higher-skilled workers such as engineers and welders. Eric Morath, WSJ, "Wages Rise at Fastest Rate in Nearly a Decade as Hiring Jumps," 2 Nov. 2018 The company will also maintain its tradition of training new welders as well as providing specialized training, including to its global clients. Olivera Perkins, cleveland.com, "Lincoln Electric opens $30 million Welding Technology & Training Center in Euclid," 22 Mar. 2018 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

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First Known Use of welder

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of welder

: a person whose job is to weld materials together

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