welder

noun
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 Prosecutors said Williams, who joined the union as a welder in Rock Island, Illinois, in 1977, took advantage of his position, living a life far removed from the rank-and-file members he was supposed to be representing. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, 11 May 2021 But Jordan Beer, a welder and fabricator on the team, said their design approach may rely on multiple smaller machines working on the same tunnel, rather than one big drill. BostonGlobe.com, 19 May 2021 Day’s dress, like Odom Jr’s suit, was also made of real metal, a result of a collaboration between Wang and a professional welder. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 25 Apr. 2021 Unemployed hotel cooks and housekeepers likely couldn't pick up a job as a factory welder without some additional training. Irina Ivanova, CBS News, 20 Apr. 2021 Bothun, who graduated from Burnsville High School in 2019, was an avid urban cave explorer who dabbled in writing music, enjoyed sports, held the Burnsville High record for the bench press and dreamed of becoming a welder. Joe Carlson, Star Tribune, 10 Mar. 2021 Unemployed hotel cooks and housekeepers likely couldn't pick up a job as a factory welder without some additional training. Irina Ivanova, CBS News, 20 Apr. 2021 Their youngest, Adrienne, who not only has her sister’s features, but her tenacious spirit and energetic personality, as well, is currently in the National Guard and studying to be a welder. NBC News, 24 Mar. 2021 Henry has been employed at the Palestine Car Shop for 15 years as a Carman welder. Dallas News, 16 Apr. 2021

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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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“Welder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/welder. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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welder

noun

English Language Learners Definition of welder

: a person whose job is to weld materials together

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