Welder vs Weller - What's the difference?

welder | weller |

As a noun welder

is one who welds, or unites pieces of iron, etc, by welding.

As a proper noun weller is




(Webster 1913)


(en noun)
  • One who welds, or unites pieces of iron, etc., by welding.
  • One who welds, or wields.
  • A manager; an actual occupant.
  • An item of equipment for welding with: an electric welder.
  • Anagrams





  • (well)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1822, author=Charles and Mary Lamb, title=The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb (Vol. 6), chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Emma is looking weller and handsomer (as you say) than ever. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1913, author=Henry Sydnor Harrison, title=V. V.'s Eyes, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=He forgot the Huns; forgot John the Baptist; forgot even his sick, till one of the weller of them (as we may assume) knocked memorially upon his door.... }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=Samuel Hopkins Adams, title=From a Bench in Our Square, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Now we come home he is already weller . }}