Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person or thing that melts.
  • n. Specifically, a furnace used for melting iron in a foundry, or a laborer who operates such a furnace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, melts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who melts; specifically, the official in a mint who superintends the melting of gold and silver for coining.
  • n. A furnace, pot, or crucible used for melting any substance; a melting-pot: as, a melter for combining the ingredients in the manufacture of sealing-wax.
  • n. Same as milter.

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

  • n. a worker who melts substances (metal or wax etc.)

Etymologies

melt +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

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