how to pronounce welt


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welt is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of welt in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… need to glue the welt on so that's then …”

meanings of welt


  1. A strip of leather set into the seam between the outsole of a shoe and the upper, through which these parts are joined by stitching or stapling.
  2. A strip of material or covered cord applied to a seam or garment edge to strengthen or cover it.
  3. A ridge or lump on the skin, as caused by a blow; a wheal or weal.
  4. In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint.
  5. In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.
  6. In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which the heel is formed.
  7. A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.
  8. A feature resembling a welt.


  1. To cause to have welts, to beat.
  2. To become stringy.
  3. To roll; revolve.
  4. To decay.
  5. To install welt (a welt or welts) to reinforce.

welt frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word welt occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics welt can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that welt can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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