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  • v. Present participle of melt.
  • adj. Which is melting, dissolving or liquefying.
  • adj. Given over to strong emotion; tender; aroused; emotional, tearful.
  • n. The process of changing the state of a substance from solid to liquid by heating it past its melting point

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Causing to melt; becoming melted; -- used literally or figuratively.
  • n. Liquefaction; the act of causing (something) to melt, or the process of becoming melted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Disposed to melt or soften; feeling or showing tenderness; tender; compassionate.
  • Adapted to melt or soften; affecting; moving: as, a melting speech.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
  • adj. becoming liquid

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