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Meaning of MELTING

Pronunciation:  m'elting

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [adj]  becoming liquid

MELTING is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: liquescent, melt, thaw, thawing, unfrozen
 See Also: heating, phase change, phase transition, physical change, state change, warming



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Melt"ing\, n.
    Liquefaction; the act of causing (something) to melt, or the
    process of becoming melted.
    {Melting point} (Chem.), the degree of temperature at which a
       solid substance melts or fuses; as, the melting point of
       ice is 0[deg] Centigrade or 32[deg] Fahr., that of urea is
       132[deg] Centigrade.
    {Melting pot}, a vessel in which anything is melted; a
  2. \Melt"ing\ a.
    Causing to melt; becoming melted; -- used literally or
    figuratively; as, a melting heat; a melting appeal; a melting
    mood. -- {Melt"ing*ly}, adv.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing melting ice or snow means that you are letting go or releasing negative or cold emotions that you have been feeling. You are warming up to a situation.
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