Definition of weld :
1. 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.
2. Coloring matter or dye extracted from this plant.
3. Fig.: To unite closely or intimately.
4. The state of being welded; the joint made by welding.
5. To press or beat into intimate and permanent union, as two pieces of iron when heated almost to fusion.
6. To wield.
fastener (part of speech: noun)
guy, connector, brace, hook, staple, anchor, bracket, mucilage, fuse, hawser, snap, twine, knot, hinge, skewer, thread, ligament, belt, nail, go-between, hitch, cinch, mediator, cotter, stay, fastener, medium, grapnel, cleat, fastening, rabbet, splice, tack, string, clasp, closure, strap, band, agent, chain, buckle, vise, rivet, paste, catch, braid, link, clamp, tie, hasp, pin, binding, latch, clinch, lock, brad, cincture, coupling, lace, bonding, spike, zipper, clip, binder, bolt, seal, suture, stitch, knitting, middleman, bond, vinculum, button, glue, cement
fasten (part of speech: verb)
- Great as is the temptation to weld at your " Wiland," I must abide by my resolution never to write a German opera. - "Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1", Francis Hueffer (translator).
- A course of lectures was delivered for its benefit in Cooper Institute, by such men as Horace Greeley, George William Curtis, William D. Kelly, Wendell Phillips, E. P. Whipple, Frederick Douglass, Theodore D. Weld, Rev. - "Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
- " What's this I hear, you villain," said he to Weld, in his deep, ringing voice, " that you have not only provoked a row with one of the King's sailors, but have dared send a child into that tavern with your fool's message?" - "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.