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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.
References in classic literature ?
You may melt your metals and cast them into the most beautiful moulds you can; they will never excite me like the forms which this molten earth flows out into.
You must bring us each a jewel that will never vanish from our hands as these have done," they said, "and we will each give of our fire; and when the child is brought to life, you must bring hither all the jewels you can gather from the depths of the sea, that we may try them here among the flames; but if they melt away like these, then we shall keep you prisoner, till you give us back the light we lend.
I cannot breathe the flames that give you life, and but for this snow-mantle I too should melt away, and vanish like the jewels in your hands.
cried they; "it is far lovelier than all the rest, and does not melt away like them; and see how brilliantly it glitters in our hands.
The melt pool is forced downstream due to the increasing pressure resulting from the channel plugging with the higher viscosity solids.
Hot melt adhesives have "zero" waste during lamination.
Charge--The material contained in a given steel furnace melt, such as a mixture of scrap metal and pig iron in an electric arc furnace.
So, when ice melts and albedo takes a nosedive, the upper layers of the ocean absorb more sunlight, and sea-surface temperatures rise.
common to most rubber compounds (as compared to plastics), along with the smaller barrel-screw temperature differences employed in rubber extrusion justify assuming isothermal conditions for calculating flow rates in the melt conveying zone (ref.
Yes, the whole chocolate kiss takes longer to melt than the half-size piece.
In simple terms, the melt strength of a polymer indicates the resistance of a melt to extension, or sag.