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melt

[melt]
(chemistry)
To change a solid to a liquid by the application of heat.
A melted material.
(metallurgy)
A charge of molten metal.
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As the snow melted in the spring and more vegetation became exposed, the albedos of all the test sites dropped to their summertime values, between 11 and 19 percent.
As the initial charge is melted, Plant A will add scrap accordingly to meet demand.
When a transducer is positioned too far upstream in the barrel, unmelted pellets may abrade pool of melted plastic will build up between the transducer tip and the screw flights.
We had good melted cheese, passable salads, filet mignon, duck, shrimp, pork tenderloin, chicken, ravioli, lobster and a slew of veggies plus fresh fruit and marshmallows to dip in chocolate one night along with a couple of bottles of wine (we brought one) for a $200 tab (actually $202.
The wax doesn't really feel melted because a powder in the heat pack soaks it up, Salyer says.
Polyethylene samples were charged into the rheometer barrel, heated, and melted at a desired extrusion temperature.
But when we tasted and melted (or tried to melt) a dozen no-fat cheeses from Lifetime, Alpine Lace, and Kraft, we were disappointed.
Loaded with meat and cheese and built on the chain's signature sourdough bread, Jack's patty melts come with one or two jumbo beef patties, grilled onions, two kinds of melted cheese, mayo-onion sauce and sweet mustard.
In fact, its melting temperature continued to drop until the pressure reached about 100 gigapascals, at which point the sample melted at near-room temperature.
SHEAR--A machine that cuts metal scrap (after it has been condensed) to produce uniform shapes ready to be tied, shipped and melted.
Since the Stone Age when man first melted gold with fire, melting gold with fossil fuels has not changed fundamentally.
In a 4-quart microwave-safe glass bowl, microwave butter on high power until melted, about 45 seconds.