This part of ISO/TR 25901 contains general terms and definitions applicable to welding and allied
It does not contain terms and definitions related to specific processes or particular aspects of welding
and allied processes that are covered in other parts of this Technical Report (see Foreword) or in other
In the main body of this part of ISO/TR 25901, terms are arranged in a systematic order. Annex A
provides an index in which all terms are listed alphabetically with reference to the appropriate
subclause. In addition, it provides French translations, covering two of the three official ISO languages
(English, French and Russian). German translations are also provided; these are published under the
responsibility of the member body for Germany (DIN), and are given for information only.
NOTE 1 Only the terms given in the official languages (English, French and Russian) are to be considered as
ISO terms and definitions.
NOTE 2 All these terms and definitions are also available on the ISO Online Browsing Platform (OBP): https://