melt

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1 melt /ˈmɛlt/ verb
melts; melted; melting
1 melt
/ˈmɛlt/
verb
melts; melted; melting
Learner's definition of MELT
: to change or to cause (something) to change from a solid to a liquid usually because of heat
[no object]
[+ object]
[no object] : to gradually become less or go away : disappear
often + away
: to begin to have feelings of love, kindness, sympathy, etc.
[no object]
[+ object]

butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouth

see 1butter

melt down

[phrasal verb]
of a nuclear reactor : to heat up accidentally, melt, and release radiation
: to experience a very fast collapse or failure see also meltdown
melt (something) down or melt down (something) : to melt (something) so that it can be used for another purpose

melt into

[phrasal verb]
melt into (something)
: to become difficult or impossible to see by changing into or becoming combined with (something else)

melt in your mouth

◊ Food that melts in your mouth is delicious and feels soft or becomes soft when you put it in your mouth.
2 melt /ˈmɛlt/ noun
plural melts
2 melt
/ˈmɛlt/
noun
plural melts
Learner's definition of MELT
[count] US
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