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

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His brother John, a welder, fashioned a 17-pound aluminum and copper replica of the hammer that Thor, the Marvel Comics superhero, carried. Pat Borzi, New York Times, "A College World Series Filled With Hog Hats, Hammers and Championship Belts," 23 June 2018 The unemployment rate in Jefferson City is 5.1%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and welders there earn $18.81 an hour. Doug Cameron, WSJ, "Defense Companies Hunt for Scarce Skilled Workers," 28 Dec. 2018 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

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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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English Language Learners Definition of welder

: a person whose job is to weld materials together

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