Associations to the word «Melting»

Pictures for the word «Melting»


MELTING, verb. Present participle of melt
MELTING, adjective. Which is melting, dissolving or liquefying.
MELTING, adjective. Given over to strong emotion; tender; aroused; emotional, tearful.
MELTING, noun. The process of changing the state of a substance from solid to liquid by heating it past its melting point.
MELTING MOMENT, noun. A kind of light biscuit.
MELTING MOMENTS, noun. Plural of melting moment
MELTING POINT, noun. (chemistry) The temperature at which the solid and liquid phases of a substance are in equilibrium; it is relatively insensitive to changes in pressure
MELTING POINTS, noun. Plural of melting point
MELTING POT, noun. A crucible, or similar pot, used to fuse mixtures of metals etc.
MELTING POT, noun. (idiomatic) A place where many divergent things (often races or cultures, but also talents) come together and are homogenized.
MELTING POTS, noun. Plural of melting pot

Dictionary definition

MELTING, 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".
MELTING, adjective. Becoming liquid.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats