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electric-arc welding[i′lek·trik ‚ärk ′weld·iŋ]
Welding in which the joint is heated to fusion by an electric arc or by a large electric current. Also known as arc welding.
filler metal and/or the application of pressure.The joining of metal parts by fusion, in which the necessary heat is produced by means of an electric arc, sometimes accompanied by the use of a