Definitions

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  • adv. In a melting way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a melting manner; in a manner to melt or soften; by the process of melting.

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Examples

  • The flesh is perfectly done, which is to say meltingly tender.

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  • Ikiru is one of his most acclaimed, a film at turns both touching and mind-meltingly dull.

    2010 March : Scrubbles.net

  • Crisp, sweet apples with a touch of tartness or sweet pears, the flesh soft and meltingly smooth, he will enjoy one at the end of every meal, often pairing his choice with crusty baguette and a salty, creamy roquefort or nutty comté, a tangy goat cheese or an astonishing maroilles, as the French so love to do.

    Jamie Schler: Apple Clafoutis: A Recipe for Autumn

  • Crisp, sweet apples with a touch of tartness or sweet pears, the flesh soft and meltingly smooth, he will enjoy one at the end of every meal, often pairing his choice with crusty baguette and a salty, creamy roquefort or nutty comté, a tangy goat cheese or an astonishing maroilles, as the French so love to do.

    Jamie Schler: Apple Clafoutis: A Recipe for Autumn

  • Their flaky pastry is easy enough to make, and the result buttery, damp with meat juices and meltingly soft, almost like a steak pudding rather than a pie is popular with my wellington panel, but compared to the puff used by Delia Smith, Gordon Ramsay and James Martin, patriotically heavy.

    How to cook perfect beef wellington

  • Say cheese: meltingly smooth mozzarella and herbs on toast.

    Nigel Slater's cheese recipes

  • The mood is casual but the food is outrageously good: My scallop and red cabbage purée was vivid, my short rib meltingly rich.

    An American Wine Lover in Paris

  • As he observes, the dough is "very soft and sticky", to the extent that I find his folding technique difficult, and, once baked, the pizza is, although tasty, rather tough – there's no meltingly soft middle here.

    How to cook the perfect pizza

  • Crisp on the outside, soft and meltingly, well, potato-ey within, it was so good it needed no other adornment – although, of course, with mountains to climb, I added liberal amounts of smoked ham and local cheese.

    How to cook the perfect rösti

  • One of three superb beef dishes to experience; another is Seanye Siga Wot $16, think chunks of choice rib eye chopped fine and cooked forever in the amazing Ethiopian clarified butter with cardamom, green chiles and spices 'til it is meltingly tender to the bite.

    Jay Weston: Ethiopian Food in L.A. -- A Fabulous New Dining Experience

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