arc welding


noun

welding by means of the heat of an electric arc.

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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 forms of arc welding

arc welder, noun
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