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NOUN (3)

1. European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye; naturalized in North America;
[syn: dyer's rocket, dyer's mignonette, weld, Reseda luteola]

2. United States abolitionist (1803-1895);
[syn: Weld, Theodore Dwight Weld]

3. a metal joint formed by softening with heat and fusing or hammering together;


VERB (2)

1. join together by heating;
- Example: "weld metal"

2. unite closely or intimately;
- Example: "Her gratitude welded her to him"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weld \Weld\, n. The state of being welded; the joint made by welding. [1913 Webster] Butt weld. See under Butt. Scarf weld, a joint made by overlapping, and welding together, the scarfed ends of two pieces. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weld \Weld\ (w[e^]ld), v. t. To wield. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weld \Weld\ (w[e^]ld), n. [OE. welde; akin to Scot. wald, Prov. G. waude, G. wau, Dan. & Sw. vau, D. wouw.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An herb (Reseda luteola) related to mignonette, growing in Europe, and to some extent in America; dyer's broom; dyer's rocket; dyer's weed; wild woad. It is used by dyers to give a yellow color. [Written also woald, wold, and would.] [1913 Webster] 2. Coloring matter or dye extracted from this plant. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weld \Weld\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Welded; p. pr. & vb. n. Welding.] [Probably originally the same word as well to spring up, to gush; perhaps from the Scand.; cf. Sw. v[aum]lla to weld, uppv[aum]lla to boil up, to spring up, Dan. v[ae]lde to gush, G. wellen to weld. See Well to spring.] [1913 Webster] 1. To press or beat into intimate and permanent union, as two pieces of iron when heated almost to fusion. [1913 Webster] Note: Very few of the metals, besides iron and platinum. are capable of being welded. Horn and tortoise shell possess this useful property. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To unite closely or intimately. [1913 Webster] Two women faster welded in one love. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

weld n 1: European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye; naturalized in North America [syn: dyer's rocket, dyer's mignonette, weld, Reseda luteola] 2: United States abolitionist (1803-1895) [syn: Weld, Theodore Dwight Weld] 3: a metal joint formed by softening with heat and fusing or hammering together v 1: join together by heating; "weld metal" 2: unite closely or intimately; "Her gratitude welded her to him"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

138 Moby Thesaurus words for "weld": accouple, accumulate, agglutinate, amass, ankle, articulate, articulation, assemble, associate, band, bind, blaze, blister, bond, boundary, bracket, brand, braze, bridge, bridge over, burn, burn in, burn off, butt, carve, cast, cauterize, cement, cervix, chain, char, chase, chisel, clap together, clinch, closure, coal, collect, combine, comprise, concatenate, conglobulate, conjoin, conjugate, connect, connecting link, connecting rod, connection, copulate, couple, coupling, cover, crack, cupel, cut, dovetail, elbow, embrace, encompass, engrave, flame, found, fuse, gather, gliding joint, glue, grave, gum, hinge, hinged joint, hip, include, insculpture, interface, join, joining, joint, juncture, knee, knot, knuckle, lay together, league, link, lump together, marry, marshal, mass, merge, miter, mobilize, model, mold, mortise, neck, oxidate, oxidize, pair, parch, paste, piece together, pivot, pivot joint, put together, pyrolyze, rabbet, roll into one, scarf, scorch, sculp, sculpt, sculpture, seam, sear, shoulder, singe, solder, span, splice, stick together, stitch, suture, swinge, symphysis, take in, tape, tie, tie rod, toggle, toggle joint, torrefy, unify, union, unite, vesicate, vulcanize, wrist, yoke
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Weld -- U.S. County in Colorado Population (2000): 180936 Housing Units (2000): 66194 Land area (2000): 3992.446945 sq. miles (10340.389679 sq. km) Water area (2000): 29.110201 sq. miles (75.395072 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4021.557146 sq. miles (10415.784751 sq. km) Located within: Colorado (CO), FIPS 08 Location: 40.346681 N, 104.728213 W Headwords: Weld Weld, CO Weld County Weld County, CO