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° Centigrade or 32° Fahr., that of urea is 132° Centigrade. -- Melting pot, a vessel in which anything is melted; a crucible.

 

© Webster 1913.


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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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