thaw, melt, thawing, melting(verb)
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"
melt, run, melt down(verb)
reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
"melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
course, unfreeze, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, disappear, range, run, evaporate, function, lead, lam, dethaw, flow, melt down, mellow out, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, die hard, bleed, carry, scarper, dissolve, go, unravel, meld, lean, play, fade, race, pass, mellow, thaw, run for, black market, be given, persist, incline, ladder, draw, hightail it, unthaw, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, guide, ply, turn tail
dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt(verb)
become or cause to become soft or liquid
"The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"
unthaw, melt down, unblock, unfreeze, mellow out, fade away, thaw, free, release, dethaw, dismiss, resolve, disappear, run, break up, evaporate, fade out, meld, mellow, dissolve, fade, disband
mellow, melt, mellow out(verb)
become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
"With age, he mellowed"
lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually
"Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly
"The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
melt, disappear, evaporate(verb)
become less intense and fade away gradually
"her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance"
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How to use melt in a sentence?
This extreme melt kicks off feedbacks that may accelerate the mass loss. This is what is worrying, the extremes are increasing and we understand too little about how the ice sheet will respond to more extreme climate variability.
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
While the Totten melt may take several centuries, once change has begun our analysis reveals it would likely be irreversible.
When the lights get that bright, you either shine or you melt, we can't afford to have a president who melts.
The good news is that once the ongoing river flooding recedes, the risk for additional widespread major flooding is low across the country for the remainder of the spring, because of a mild winter and little snow accumulation, the western half of the country, the Upper Midwest, the Middle Atlantic and Northeast all have a low risk of river flooding, which is typically enhanced by snow melt.
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- fondreCatalan, Valencian
- roztávat, tavit, roztát, tátCzech
- schmelzen, zum Schmelzen bringenGerman
- τήκω, λίωνωGreek
- fandi, fandiĝiEsperanto
- derretirse, derretirSpanish
- sula, sulaa, läkähtyä, sulatus, sulamisvesi, sulaminen, sulattaaFinnish
- se dissoudre, fondreFrench
- leaghScottish Gaelic
- olvaszt, olvadHungarian
- թափել, ձուլել, հալելArmenian
- sciogliere, fondereItalian
- 溶ける, 溶かすJapanese
- aattoqKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- tirpti, leistisLithuanian
- kausēt, kustLatvian
- topić, przetapiaćPolish
- derreter, fundirPortuguese
- расплавлять, растапливать, пла́вка, распла́в, плавиться, таять, расплавиться, плавле́ние, растаять, расплавить, растопить, та́яниеRussian
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