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Meaning of melt

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 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" [syn: {thaw}, {melt}, {thawing}, {melting}]
      v 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" [syn: {melt}, {run}, {melt
      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" [syn:
         {dissolve}, {thaw}, {unfreeze}, {unthaw}, {dethaw}, {melt}]
      3: become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he
         mellowed" [syn: {mellow}, {melt}, {mellow out}]
      4: lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually;
         "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene" [syn:
         {melt}, {meld}]
      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" [syn: {fade},
      6: become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance
         melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of
         waiting for her fiance" [syn: {melt}, {disappear},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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