Definition of MELTING

noun : MELTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : MELTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually; "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance" ;

Adjective : MELTING

Source: WordNet 3.1


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