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"
The process of changing the state of a substance from solid to liquid by heating it past its melting point
Which is melting, dissolving or liquefying.
Given over to strong emotion; tender; aroused; emotional, tearful.
liquefaction; the act of causing (something) to melt, or the process of becoming melted
causing to melt; becoming melted; -- used literally or figuratively; as, a melting heat; a melting appeal; a melting mood
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.
The numerical value of Melting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Melting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I've seen the glaciers melting.
I was half a pitch away, i had a plastic jacket on and it was almost melting.
I ate corned beef at Katz's, New York's greatest, greasiest, pickle-lined melting pot.
As you know in Florida,we are the best melting pot in world. We love everyone coming to the state.
We are an amazing culture here in the U.S. We're a melting pot, but we should include white people in that, too.
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