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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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On a hot day, an ice cream cone is the perfect treat--until it starts to melt down your hand.
Three English-speaking democracies, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, didn't melt down in the great crash of 2008.
Public Works Ministry employees sprayed salt and sand on the busy road to melt down the snow and ice, an official responsible for security on the Kabul-Sarobi highway, Halim Khan, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Even though SDSM announced that it will melt down all bronze monuments when seizing power, this will surely not happen because SDSM did not do this with the Millennium Cross either.
2 and 3 reactors also could melt down has been pointed out.
JONES, David Melt Down Chicken House, 2010 212pp $15.95 pbk ISBN 9781906427344 SCIS 1446255