from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Welding of overlapping pieces of metal at small points by application of great pressure and electric current.

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  • verb Present participle of spot weld.
  • noun The resistance-welding of overlapping pieces of metal by applying pressure and an electric current at small points

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  • noun creating an overlapping joint by welding at small points


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