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resistance welding

noun
  1. welding utilizing pressure and heat that is generated in the pieces to be welded by resistance to an electric current.
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Origin of resistance welding

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for resistance welding

resistance welding

noun
  1. a welding technique in which the parts to be joined are held together under pressure and heat is produced by passing a current through the contact resistance formed between the two surfaces
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