Associations to the word «Melt»

Pictures for the word «Melt»


MELT, noun. Molten material, the product of melting.
MELT, noun. The transition of matter from a solid state to a liquid state.
MELT, noun. The springtime snow runoff in mountain regions.
MELT, noun. A melt sandwich.
MELT, noun. A wax-based substance for use in an oil burner as an alternative to mixing oils and water.
MELT, noun. (UK) (slang) an idiot.
MELT, verb. (ergative) To change (or to be changed) from a solid state to a liquid state, usually by a gradual heat.
MELT, verb. (intransitive) (figuratively) To dissolve, disperse, vanish.
MELT, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take away the firmness of; to weaken.
MELT, verb. (intransitive) (colloquial) To be very hot and sweat profusely.
MELT AWAY, verb. (intransitive) To fade or wane
MELT DOWN, verb. To melt a metal, especially so that it can be remade into something else.
MELT IN THE MOUTH, adjective. (of food) soft and creamy (creating a melting sensation when eaten)
MELT INTO, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To disappear into.
MELT SANDWICH, noun. A type of closed sandwich with a non-cheese filling, and a layer of cheese on top which is grilled or fried until the cheese melts.
MELT UP, verb. Of the price of a security, to increase to an unexpected degree

Dictionary definition

MELT, noun. The process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid; "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours".
MELT, verb. Reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun".
MELT, verb. Become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat".
MELT, verb. Become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed".
MELT, verb. Lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually; "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene".
MELT, verb. Become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk".
MELT, verb. Become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance".

Wise words

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