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arc welding


noun

welding by means of the heat of an electric arc.

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Nearby words

arc second, arc sine, arc spectrum, arc tan, arc tangent, arc welding, arc, d', arc-back, arc-boutant, arc-jet engine, arca

Origin of arc welding

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for arc welding

arc welding


noun

a technique in which metal is welded by heat generated by an electric arc struck between two electrodes or between one electrode and the metal workpiece
Derived Formsarc welder, noun
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