Definition of pattern welding in English:

pattern welding

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noun

[mass noun] Archaeology
A technique in which metal bars and strips of different type and colour were welded together and hammered out to give a patterned artefact.
More example sentences
  • The twisting and folding of the bars of different metals gave a ‘marbled’ pattern to the surface of the blade which is called ‘pattern welding’
  • This was done in the same technique as the pattern welding, but in a more prosaic fashion.

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