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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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3 : to make or become gentle : soften <The kittens melted her heart.
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.
I think the little cubes of bread with the cheese fondue could be improved, maybe slightly crunchier, and one of our party opined that the melted chocolate wasn't of sufficiently intense flavor.
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.
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.
Normally cry stallization in uncross linked NR is undesirable because crystalline regions must be melted before rubber can be processed satisfactorily on two-roll mills or in internal mixers.