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arc welding

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noun
  1. 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
  1. 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
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Derived Formsarc welder, noun
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