What does melting mean?

Definitions for melting
melt·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word melting.

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.

How to pronounce melting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say melting in sign language?

  1. melting

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of melting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of melting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of melting in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Lance:

    I've seen the glaciers melting.

  2. Tony Sykes:

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

  3. Ann Curry:

    It was as close as you could get to a woman just melting in front of you in pain.

  4. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani:

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

  5. Florida Gov. Rick Scott:

    As you know in Florida,we are the best melting pot in world. We love everyone coming to the state.

Images & Illustrations of melting

  1. meltingmeltingmeltingmeltingmelting

Popularity rank by frequency of use

melting#10000#14603#100000

Translations for melting

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for melting »

Translation

Find a translation for the melting definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these melting definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"melting." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 17 Nov. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/melting>.

Are we missing a good definition for melting? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for melting:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.