Definitions for Melting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thaw, melt, thawing, melting(adj)

    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. liquescent, melting(adj)

    becoming liquid

Wiktionary

  1. melting(Noun)

    The process of changing the state of a substance from solid to liquid by heating it past its melting point

  2. melting(Adjective)

    Which is melting, dissolving or liquefying.

  3. melting(Adjective)

    Given over to strong emotion; tender; aroused; emotional, tearful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Melting

    of Melt

  2. Melting(noun)

    liquefaction; the act of causing (something) to melt, or the process of becoming melted

  3. Melting(adj)

    causing to melt; becoming melted; -- used literally or figuratively; as, a melting heat; a melting appeal; a melting mood

Freebase

  1. Melting

    Melting, or fusion, is a physical process that results in the phase transition of a substance from a solid to a liquid. The internal energy of a substance is increased, typically by the application of heat or pressure, resulting in a rise of its temperature to the melting point, at which the ordering of ionic or molecular entities in the solid breaks down to a less ordered state and the solid liquefies. An object that has melted completely is molten. Substances in the molten state generally have reduced viscosity with elevated temperature; an exception to this maxim is the element sulfur, whose viscosity increases to a point due to polymerization and then decreases with higher temperatures in its molten state. Some organic compounds melt through mesophases, states of partial order between solid and liquid.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tony Sykes:

    I was half a pitch away, i had a plastic jacket on and it was almost melting.

  2. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani:

    I ate corned beef at Katz's, New York's greatest, greasiest, pickle-lined melting pot.

  3. Edgar Antillon:

    We are an amazing culture here in the U.S. We're a melting pot, but we should include white people in that, too.

  4. Republican Gov. Paul LePage:

    Everybody looks at the negative effects of global warming, but with the ice melting, the Northern Passage has opened up.

  5. Brad McMillan:

    It's scary when you see the second largest economy on the planet seemingly melting down, there are very legitimate reasons for concerns.

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