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Overview of noun melt

The noun melt has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. thaw, melt, thawing, melting

(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")

Overview of verb melt

The verb melt has 6 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (3) melt, run, melt down

(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. (2) dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt

(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")

3. (2) mellow, melt, mellow out

(become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed")

4. (1) melt, meld

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

5. fade, melt

(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. melt, disappear, evaporate

(become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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