verb (used with object)
to weld (metal objects) by extreme high pressure with no application of heat.
to weld (metal objects) by contact in a high vacuum, as in space.
the welding of metal objects by extreme high pressure or by contact in a high vacuum with no application of heat.
(transitive) to join (two metal surfaces) without heat by forcing them together so that the oxide films are broken and adhesion occurs
[kohld-wurk] /ˈkoʊldˌwɜrk/ verb (used with object) 1. to work (metal) at a temperature below that at which recrystallization occurs.
[kohl] /koʊl/ noun 1. any of various plants of the genus Brassica, of the mustard family, especially kale and rape. [kohl] /koʊl/ noun 1. Nat “King” (Nathaniel Adams Coles) 1919?–65, U.S. singer and jazz pianist. 2. Thomas, 1801–48, U.S. painter, born in England: a founder of the Hudson River School of landscape painting. 3. Timothy, […]
[koh-lek-tee-voh; Spanish kaw-lek-tee-vaw] /ˌkoʊ lɛkˈti voʊ; Spanish ˌkɔ lɛkˈti vɔ/ noun, plural colectivos [koh-lek-tee-vohz; Spanish kaw-lek-tee-vaws] /ˌkoʊ lɛkˈti voʊz; Spanish ˌkɔ lɛkˈti vɔs/ (Show IPA) (in Latin America) 1. a small public bus.
[kuh-lek-tuh-mee] /kəˈlɛk tə mi/ noun, plural colectomies. Surgery. 1. the removal of all or part of the colon or large intestine. /kəˈlɛktəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. surgical removal of part or all of the colon n. 1882, from colon (n.2) + -ectomy. colectomy co·lec·to·my (kə-lěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of part or all of the colon.